Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid!

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

Please note these deadlines for completing your FAFSA to be considered for state and institutional financial aid:

March 1, 2016 for the 2016-2017 school year.

March 1, 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year.

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.

The last day to process federal Direct Loans for the fall semester was Thursday, December 17.

New PLUS loan Entrance Counseling Requirement – Read more

New FSA ID replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN – 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.