COVID-19 impact on Financial Aid Office

Updated: January 19, 2022

  • The FAFSA for the 2022-23 academic year is available on the Federal Student Aid webpage. The priority FAFSA deadline at OSU is February 28, 2022.  
  • The American Rescue Plan emergency funding application for students is open for Winter term is closed.   
  • The Office of Financial Aid is open to students from 1:00pm - 4:00pm, Monday - Friday, for in-person service or by phone 541-737-2241 from 10:00am to 4:00pm.  You can also send us an email anytime at financial.aid@oregonstate.edu.
  • Have you heard about the new emergency broadband benefit?
  • ***A note for federal student loan borrowers who are in repayment ***    The administrative forbearance due to COVID-19 and temporary 0% interest rate on loans was been extended at least  through May 1, 2022. 
  • If you need to turn in documents to the Financial Aid Office, please use the secure document upload by signing into your Financial Aid Self-Service portal found in MyOregonState for the quickest processing time.  You can also fax your documents to 541-737-4494 if needed.
  • We know the financial aid process is challenging.  Please connect with us if you are having trouble with the financial aid process. You may email us anytime at financial.aid@oregonstate.edu. You can also ask our chatbot a variety of general questions about Financial Aid in the bottom right-hand corner of the page.
  • If you are receiving a scholarship from an outside source, please mail those checks to the following address: Student Accounts, Oregon State University, PO Box 1086, Corvallis OR 97339. Be sure the scholarship administrator includes your name and student ID number on the check.
  • If you have had a significant reduction in income, that was not captured on your FAFSA, you may contact our office about the Special Conditions Appeal process. In some cases, the Special Conditions Appeal may be used by undergraduate students to update the FAFSA with new information that results in eligibility for need based aid. You may find more about the appeal process and requesting a preliminary review here: https://financialaid.oregonstate.edu/special-conditions-appeal-changes-your-financial-situation
  • While the national emergency status is in effect, The Department of Education is allowing flexibility to the return of Title IV funds requirement in some cases where a student withdraws due to COVID related circumstances. If you withdraw from OSU due to COVID related circumstances, we recommend contacting the Office of Financial Aid to find out if you may qualify for this flexibility.