Is there a Financial Aid checklist?

Financial Aid Checklist:

Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) at

  • Our preferred filing date is December 1 for new students (April 1 for returning students)
  • Our school code is 003367

Receive and accept the award package online on the Tuition & Aid page of the Nest.

For returning students, please accept your award via The Nest (How do I view and accept my financial aid online?)

  • Mailing Address: Saint Joseph’s University, Financial Aid Office, Barbelin 121, 5600 City Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19131
  • Fax: 610.660.1019

If you accepted Federal Direct Subsidized or Unsubsidized Loans:

  • Log in to using your FSA ID
    • Complete Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan Entrance Counseling
    • Complete Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan Master Promissory Note

If you accepted the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan:

  • The application will be available after April 15.
  • The parent taking the PLUS loan must apply for a FSA ID
  • Log in to using the new FSA ID
    • Complete an application for the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan
    • Complete a PLUS Master Promissory Note

If you are selected for Federal Verification:

  • Required documents are listed on The Nest
  • Please mail or fax in the completed documents within 45 business days in order for your Federal Financial Aid to be processed.
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