To be determine eligibility for federal, state, or institutional gift aid, you MUST file the FAFSA
A PIN to electronically sign is required of both parents and students for the on-line application. You can request a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.
Valparaiso University federal school code is 001842
After Valparaiso University has received your FAFSA information, we may be required to ask for additional documentation, such as federal tax returns, W-2's, and our verification worksheet. If you have been selected, please return the requested documentation to the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible so we would be able to complete your student's award. Lateness of sending in the material could hold up your financial aid eligibility. Only those selected and contacted by our office need send in the above material.
Students receiving a Federal Direct or Federal Perkins Loan for the first time must sign a Master Promissory Note. This note details your wish to accept the loan and understand your obligation to pay it back when you graduate or drop below half-time status.
The government requires first time borrows of the Federal Direct Loans to complete entrance counseling to ensure you understand the conditions of your loan before you accept the funds. It is a one time only 15-20 minute on-line tutorial.
All graduate students are encouraged to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to qualify for the Federal Direct Loan programs, a major source of funding for post-baccalaureate students. Please see above for additional information.
The Office of Financial Aid is committed to working with you to finance your Valpo graduate degree.
To be eligible for financial aid, you must:
* You may receive Federal Student Loans for up to 12 months if you are completing courses needed to be admitted into the degree program.