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Direct Loan Interest Subsidy Eligibility

Legislation enacted in July 2012 limits Direct Loan subsidy for borrowers on/after July 1, 2015.  >> Read more.

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Tax Transcripts

To request 2015 Federal Tax Transcripts, contact the IRS at 800-908-9946, or:

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New! Federal Pell Grant Eligibility

Effective 2015-2016, no student will be eligible to receive more than 12 semesters or its equivalency of Federal Pell Grant.

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Apply for Financial Aid for 2016-2017!

Click here to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
The 2016-2017 priority date is April 1, 2016.

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Verification Changes

1.) High school completion status;
2.) identity/statement of educational purpose; and
3.) Verification tracking groups (information required to be verified)

Cost and Aid

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Since our founding in 1867, Alabama State University has worked to make the fundamental right of an education accessible to all people. We believe cost should never be an obstacle to seeking the benefits of higher education. That’s why our Financial Aid Office will work hard to make sure you are informed about the many types of aid available to you and guide you through the process of securing financial assistance.

How Financial Aid Works

Step 1: Be admitted to Alabama State University (click here to apply now);

Step 2: Get an FSA ID from www.fsaid.ed.gov (click here to visit the FSA ID site now);

Step3: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) click here to apply now;

Step 4: Access Hornet’s Web for Students (click here to access Hornet’s Web now);

Step 5: Check your Hornet’s Web for Students To-Do List;

Step 6: Complete a Loan Counseling Session (click here to complete now);

Step 7: Sign a Master Promissory Note (click here to esign now);

Step 8: Register for classes;

Step 9: Sign up for direct deposit  (optional);

Step 10: Check Hornet's Web for award and refund information;

Step 11: Pay remaining account balance not covered by financial aid;

Step 12: Keep your information updated in Hornet's Web.

Electronic Services

Many of the Financial Aid processes can be completed via the web, and they consist of: