Office of Financial Aid

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    Financial Aid News

    The Distinguished Senior Scholarship Application for 2019-20 is now available. This scholarship is awarded to 25 seniors with at least 30 credit hours of course work at the University of Mississippi and have a minimum resident GPA of 3.75. Deadline to apply is Friday, May 10, 2019.

    Financial Aid FAQs about the Coronavirus/COVID-19

    In an effort to protect our community and slow the spread of the coronavirus, the FA Office will practice social distancing. WE ARE STILL OPEN during this time, but we ask that you please call or email us instead of visiting in person. We appreciate your understanding and patience as the University responds to this pandemic.

    The application for Federal CARES and UM Rebel Relief Student Emergency Grants is available now! The federal funds are for student expenses related to campus disruption due to the coronavirus.

    The online award notification for the 2020-2021 academic year is now available for all students. Please continue to check your award offer for updated awards and pending requirements. Current students should continue to check their 2019-2020 award notification to be sure to finalize any pending actions.

    Apply for 2020-2021 Mississippi state aid here.

    Summer Financial Aid: If you plan on receiving financial aid for summer classes, you need to submit a Summer Financial Aid Application for consideration. Please visit this page for general summer aid information.

    Appeals for Suspension: The written online appeal submission deadline for Fall 2019-2020 is October 7, 2019. If your written financial aid appeal has been denied, you may request an In-Person Appeal – form submission deadline for the fall term is October 14, 2019. The In-Person option does not apply to Scholarship Appeals.State of Mississippi Aid: For State Aid awards such as MTAG and MESG, disbursement is anticipated before October 15, 2019.

    Free Application for Federal Student Aid: The 2020-2021 FAFSA is open! Get started here.

    The 2018-2019 Community College Scholarship Application is now open. Please visit to complete your 2018-2019 application. Deadline for the Community College Scholarship Application is April 1, 2018.
    Office Hours: The Office of Financial Aid is open at 8:00 a.m. Central time, Monday through Friday. To allow for proper customer service, the office accepts its last visitors at 4:30 p.m.

    Help Line Hours: The Ole Miss Student Financial Services Help Line (1-800-891-4596) is available from 8:00am to 5:00pm Central time, Monday through Friday.