Forms

For your convenience, we've gathered some of the financial aid forms you will need. These forms are for the use of U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Forms for 2021-22

Applies to summer 2021, fall 2021, and spring 2022 terms.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Description

    Application for federal need-based aid and Federal Direct Loans.

    Submit the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Processor. Our FAFSA Code is 003744.

    Deadlines

    • All SPCS students: Six weeks prior to start of term.
  • Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) Application

    Description

    The Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) is a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who are Virginia residents. Students currently receiving VTAG do not need to reapply. This form should be available December, 2020.

    Deadline

    July 31, 2021

  • Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application

    Description

    The application for a 2021-22 academic year Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan for graduate students is completed online at studentaid.gov. This online application will become available in mid-April 2021.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loans, students will first need to submit the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

  • Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan

    Description

    Students who have been offered Federal Direct Loans must electronically accept or decline all or a portion of their loans via BannerWeb.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loan offers, students will first need to submit the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Upon receipt of your application materials and your registration for at least a half-time status (at least 6 credit hours), the Office of Financial Aid will review your application and determine your eligibility for loans. Once the Office of Financial Aid begins releasing award offers, you will receive an award offer notification advising you of your aid eligibility. (This information can also be viewed on your BannerWeb account.) You will then need to follow the instructions below to accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans.

    To accept or decline your loans:

    1. First-time borrowers only, complete the Authorization to apply Title IV funds by:

    • Accepting the Authorization of Title IV funds in BannerWeb. To accept your Authorization, follow these instructions.

    2. Accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans via BannerWeb. To do so, follow these instructions.

    3. First time borrowers only — complete entrance counseling and sign your Master Promissory Note electronically at studentaid.gov.

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

  • Federal Direct Parent Loan (PLUS) Application

    Description

    The application for a 2021-22 Academic Year Federal Direct PLUS Loan for parents of undergraduate students is completed online at studentaid.gov. This online application will become available in mid-April 2021.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loans, students will first need to submit the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

  • 2021 Summer Federal Direct Loan Application

    Description

    The 2021 Summer Federal Direct Loan Application should be completed by students who want to apply for a Direct Loan for summer session 2021. This form will be available in March, 2021.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loans, students will first need to submit the 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

Forms for 2020-21

Applies to summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 terms.

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Description

    Application for federal need-based aid and Federal Direct Loans.

    Submit the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Processor. Our FAFSA Code is 003744.

    Deadlines

    • All SPCS students: Six weeks prior to start of term.
  • Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) Application

    Description

    Application for the 2020-21 Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who are Virginia residents. Students currently receiving VTAG do not need to reapply.

    Deadline

    July 31, 2020

  • Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application

    Description

    The application for a 2020-21 academic year Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan for graduate students is completed online at studentaid.gov.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loans, students will first need to submit the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

  • Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan

    Description

    Students who have been offered Federal Direct Loans must electronically accept or decline all or a portion of their loans via BannerWeb.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loan offers, students will first need to submit the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Upon receipt of your application materials and your registration for at least a half-time status (at least 6 credit hours), the Office of Financial Aid will review your application and determine your eligibility for loans. Once the Office of Financial Aid begins releasing award offers, you will receive an award offer notification advising you of your aid eligibility. (This information can also be viewed on your BannerWeb account.) You will then need to follow the instructions below to accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans.

    To accept or decline your loans:

    1. First-time borrowers only, complete the Authorization to apply Title IV funds by:

    • Accepting the Authorization of Title IV funds in BannerWeb. To accept your Authorization, follow these instructions.

    2. Accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans via BannerWeb. To do so, follow these instructions.

    3. First time borrowers only — complete entrance counseling and sign your Master Promissory Note electronically at studentaid.gov.

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

  • Federal Direct Parent Loan (PLUS) Application

    Description

    The application for a 2020-21 Academic Year Federal Direct PLUS Loan for parents of undergraduate students is completed online at studentaid.gov.

    In order to be eligible for Federal Direct Loans, students will first need to submit the 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

    Deadline

    In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.