Fall Term Financial Aid

Many students have questions regarding financial aid. The steps below will get you started.

If you intend to request financial aid beginning in the Fall semester and continuing into the Spring semester, you must complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). For information on receiving aid at during other semesters, visit the Summer Aid and Spring Aid pages.

What do I need to fill out?

 Receive aid for: FAFSA Required: Other Forms:
Summer 2018


Summer Request Form available March 15 (2018) 
Fall 2017 and Spring 2018



What's next?

 Step 1     Visit the Federal Student Aid website to learn the A-B-C's of the Federal financial aid process.
 Step 2  Read the UNF Financial Aid Guide (pdf) for important information on all financial aid programs and awarding criteria.
 Step 3  Log in to your myWings account to review and accept your award, a few weeks after you file your FAFSA.
 Step 4  Complete any Financial Aid Requirements listed in myWings, by June 1 for timely Fall disbursement.
 Step 5  Pay or pend your tuition and fees by the payment deadline  


What else do I need to know?

  • Fall term aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Don't delay in submitting your FAFSA! We recommend that you file your FAFSA after you’ve completed your taxes each year, aiming to have both completed by February 14.
  • Your financial aid will not be disbursed if you have any outstanding Financial Aid Requirements. View your Financial Aid Requirements on the Students tab of myWings.
  • Eligibility: Your financial aid eligibility is based on your FAFSA results and the number of hours you take during the term. Your financial aid award will assume full-time enrollment for both the Fall and Spring terms.
  • Loans: You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours at one school to receive student loans. View loan limits.
  • Work Study: You must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours at UNF to earn work study funding. View Work Study information
  • Grants: Enrollment requirements vary between grant programs. Some grants will be prorated based on enrollment hours as follows**Please note that as of the 2016/2017 aid year, most UNF institutional grants and Enrollment Services scholarships require enrollment in at least 15 credit hours for disbursement. Only hours taken at UNF can be counted toward enrollment for institutional grants.
Undergraduate Students
 Hours Status   % of Award Offered
1-5      <1/2 Time 0*
6-8 1/2 Time 50%
9-11 3/4 Time 75%
12+ Full Time 100%
*Pell grants will be prorated to 25% of the offered award for undergraduate students in 1-5 hours.

Graduate Students
Hours  Status  % of Award Offered 
1-5 <1/2 Time 0
6 1/2 Time 50%
9+ Full Time 100%
  • Concurrent enrollment: Students must take a minimum of 6 hours at one institution. Students attending in-state public institutions should complete the online Transient Student Admissions Application available on the Florida Virtual Campus website. Students attending an out-of-state or Florida private institution must submit a paper UNF Concurrent Enrollment form, Consortium Agreement, and fee slip which shows your name, courses enrolled for the term and balance paid, from the other institution to receive aid at UNF. The Consortium Agreement does not guarantee straight reimbursement, but will ensure that you receive aid for which you are eligible based on total enrollment.
  • Filing FAFSAYour FAFSA should be complete by April 1 to allow financial aid to be awarded to you and pend/defer/memo against your tuition and fee balance due. However, we strongly encourage you to complete the FAFSA no later than February 14 to ensure the best financial aid award possible. 

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