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Phone  850.599.3730
Fax  850.561.2730

Office of Financial Aid
1700 Lee Hall Drive
101 Foote Hilyer Administration Center
Tallahassee, FL 32307

Welcome Students!

Thank you for selecting Florida Agriculutural and Mechanical University as your school of choice. The Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting students in meeting the cost of a college education.
Financial aid has helped millions of students pay for their education beyond high school. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the key to some of the best resources available to you
to fund your education. Therefore, it is important to complete the FAFSA by March 1 annually. We want our students to take advantage of all the grants, loans, and work-study opportunities available to
them. Should you need assistance, our counseling staff is ready and eager to assist you with navigating through the financial aid process.

We hope the information provided on this website will answer questions asked by most financial aid recipients.

The Office of Financial Aid is located in the Foote Hilyer Administration Building, Room 101. 


Fall 2015

Welcome to all new and returning students!  The Office of Financial Aid is committed to assisting students with the financial aid process.

Important things to know...

·     The financial aid disbursement process began on September 2; refunds are processed by the Office of Student Accounts, which started on September 8.

·      Attendance holds must be cleared in order for awards to disburse, please check your “Holds” in iRattler.

·      All loans for first-time borrowers have a 30-day delay from the start of the semester before loans will be disbursed.

·      All one-term loans (fall only) will be disbursed in two installments.  The second disbursement will occur on or after October 20, 2015.

·      Any student selected for verification must submit the required  documents prior to awarding.  Please allow 7-14 business days for document processing.

·     All first-time loan borrowers must   complete Loan Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note (MPN) in order to receive student loans.

·     Any student loan borrower who is  graduating, withdraws, or drops below half-time status must complete Loan Exit Counseling.

      PLEASE VISIT: www.studentloans.gov  to complete all counseling and the MPN.

2015-16 Loan Fee Changes
in the Direct Loan Program
Effective October 1, 2015, the loan rates for all Direct Subsidized and Direct Unsubsidized loans changed from 1.073 percent to 1.068 percent. In addition, the Direct PLUS Loans (Parent and Graduate/Professional Student) changed from 4.292 percent to 4.272 percent.  Please make note of these changes.

Welcome to The Hill!

To view your financial aid award for the 2015-16 academic year, please visit www.famu.edu. 

Click on iRattler

Log-in using your USER ID and PASSWORD (case sensitive)

Click Campus Solutions

Click Self-Service, then Campus Finances, then click the View Financial Aid link. 


For your convenience, there are now four ways to submit documents to the Office of Financial Aid:

(1) Fax to 850-561-2730
(Acceptable file types are Word, Excel, and PDF)
(3) Hand delivery
(4) US Mail