Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid!

Among Public Universities, Mason’s Student-Loan Default Rate Is Lowest: Read more

How to Complete the FAFSA

Retrieve and transfer your 2014 IRS income information by using the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT).


The Office of Student Financial Aid is located in Student Union Building 1 on the first floor.

Our office hours are Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

The Mason Scholarship Application will be available towards the end of the Spring 2016 semester. Please check back here for more information as it becomes available. Students are encouraged to apply to as many external scholarships as possible: Outside Scholarship List.

George Mason University Alumni Association (GMUAA) awards five scholarships to undergraduate/graduate students each academic school year. The GMUAA Scholarship Application is officially open, with an application deadline of Friday, January 8, 2016.

The last day to process federal Direct Loans for the summer semester was Friday, August 7.

New FSA ID replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN – Read more

New PLUS loan Entrance Counseling Requirement – Read more

Financial Aid Disbursements and Refunds

Click here for information regarding financial aid disbursements and refunds and the Census Date.

How To Request an IRS Tax Return Transcript

Click here for important information on how to request an IRS Tax Return Transcript.