Locations

Student Financial Aid Services

finaid@uidaho.edu
Phone: (208) 885-6312
Toll Free: (888) 884-3246
Fax: (208) 885-5592
Student Union Building 101
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Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr MS 4291
Moscow, ID 83844-4291
Office Hours: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 
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Applying is Easy

New Students:

 

Applying for all university merit-based scholarships and financial aid is a simple step-by-step process:

  1. Apply for Admission - complete with fee, transcripts and test scores to be considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate scholarship applications are required.
  2. Complete the FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid to be considered for need-based scholarships and federal financial aid.
  3. Accept Your Financial Aid on VandalWeb

Continuing Students:

You will automatically be considered for merit-based scholarships. No separate applications are required.

  1. Complete the FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid to be considered for need-based scholarships and federal financial aid
  2. Accept Your Financial Aid on VandalWeb

Important Dates
The following are important dates and milestones to be aware of as you go through the financial aid process.
January 1 First date to file FAFSA for the following academic year 
February 15 Priority date for submitting application for admission and supporting documentation for new first year and transfer students. Admission applications should be submitted by this date to receive priority consideration for merit-based scholarships. 
FAFSA priority date for new freshmen and continuing students.
Funding for some programs including federal grants and loans will continue to be available for late applications received after February 15.
Late March Award notifications begin for new students. Watch your VandalMail for notification and login to VandalWeb to review, accept or decline your financial aid awards.
Summer Session Financial Aid Applications available on-line.
Mid-April Award notifications begin for continuing students