2020-2021 Early FAFSA starts October 1st 

Learn tips for timely processing of your FAFSA.
The 2020-2021 FAFSA is for financial aid during the Fall 2020, Spring 2021 & Summer 2021 terms.

FAFSA Help Video for 2020-2021

Academic Activity

Federal regulations require that federal aid awards be based on courses in which students have completed an academically related activity.

Accept, Decline or Reduce Loans

Only Federal Direct Stafford Loans can be accepted, reduced or declined on your myUCF account. Grants and scholarships require no acceptance.

Projected Financial Aid Request

Students may need to provide information about the amount of anticipated financial aid they will receive per term. Use this tool to submit a request to receive documentation of projected aid.

Items on Your “To-Do List”

The To Do List may contain items that you need to complete for Student Financial Assistance (SFA) or other offices within the UCF community. Students receiving financial aid should regularly check their To Do List.

Report Private Scholarships

There is now an easy way to let us know if you are expecting a private scholarship. Report Private Scholarships is for private scholarship funding only, do not provide information for Bright Futures or any awards that have been offered by a university department.

Verification of Tax Information

For help completing the verification process, please use the verification of tax information guideline to assist you in submitting the correct document.

Financial Aid Help Videos

These short videos will assistance in understanding the financial aid process at UCF and give an overview of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid FAFSA). Learn helpful tips and tricks to file your FAFSA faster and more accurately!

Document & File Upload

Students now have the option to submit financial aid documents online using the Document & File Upload form. This service does not replace the existing methods such as walk-in, drop-off, mail & FAX for students to submit documents. The Document & File Upload offers students the convenience of safely and securely uploading documents to our office for review & processing.

Financial Aid – Mission Statement

The Office of Student Financial Assistance, a unit within Student Development and Enrollment Services, is dedicated to supporting UCF’s mission and goals through the efficient delivery of student aid. The Office provides UCF students with a comprehensive offering of financial assistance options to support student success and the attainment of a university degree.

UCF Title IX Policy

Please note that when a student discloses (written or in person) that they have been a victim of sexual misconduct, the Office of Student Financial Assistance is required by federal regulations to inform the UCF Title IX Coordinator. The Title IX Coordinator will communicate directly with the student to ensure they are safe and aware of services available to assist them. For more information about Title IX regulations and policies, please visit http://www.osrr.sdes.ucf.edu/titleix