Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Tutorial

The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships has developed an online presentation to help answer student's questions about a few of the most popular aid topics. This presentation includes information on filing the FAFSA, completing paperwork for aid, accepting aid and OneStart.

March 10 FAFSA Priority Deadline

March 10th is the IU East FAFSA priority deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year. You must complete your 2015-2016 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by March 10 to be considered for the most possible aid. Be sure to include IU East school code, 001811. The 2015-16 FAFSA is used to award aid for fall 2015, spring 2016 and summer 2016.

You can complete the FAFSA online ( ), or by returning a paper copy to the federal processor by mail. Paper copies will no longer be available in our office. To request a paper copy students can call the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID. If you complete the FAFSA on paper and mail it in, the form must be received by the federal processor by March 10, 2015 to be considered on-time for the IU East priority deadline. You are strongly encouraged to complete the FAFSA online if possible.

IU Creates Money Smarts Site

Visit the new IU Money Smarts site at for valuable resources, tips and tricks.

IU East Partners with CashCourse to Provide Financial Resources

Planning for college? Paying for college? Graduating?

Financial Decisions that you make today may impact your future for years to come. To help you with these life changing decisions IUE has partnered with CashCourse, to provide free financial resources to our college students.

Check out IUE's CashCourse website.