Process

START AT ATHENS STATE ANY TIME DURING THE YEAR

Students transferring to Athens State University during an academic year may qualify to receive any unused aid eligibility. That eligibility is determined by federal regulation and requirements at Athens State University. A student may not receive aid from more than one institution for the same payment period.

Steps to Receive Financial Aid

Use the steps below to utilize your financial aid at Athens State University. If you have already moved your FAFSA to Athens State then begin at Step 3.

Free Assistance is Available in Applying for Aid

Form Your Future creates an easy-to-follow Guide that clearly explains the FAFSA process and answers the most common questions from low-income students and parents.

Free Assistance is available in applying for aid from the North Alabama Center for Educational Excellence (NACEE). NACEE also provides academic, career, and personal counseling as well as a variety of tutoring options. The locations are:

Huntsville Central Office
4900 Suite B Century St.
Huntsville, AL 35618
Phone: 256-372-4600
Scottsboro
610 Broad St.
Scottsboro, AL 35768
Phone: 256-259-3072

General aid information
800-4 FED-AID (800-433-3243)
TTY users may call 800-730-8913
Foreign callers without 800 access: 319-337-5665
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Eastern, Monday through Friday


Help with your Direct Loan
800-848-0979
TDD – 800-848-0983 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf)
9:00 am – 8:00 pm Eastern, Monday through Friday


Help to consolidate your student loans
800-557-7392
TDD – 800-557-7395 (Telecommunications Device for the Deaf)
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Eastern, Monday through Friday


Help with your defaulted student loan
800-621-3115
8:00 am – 8:00 pm Eastern, Monday through Friday


Cash for College
How much will it cost? How will I pay for it? Some answers to your questions! A pamphlet provided by NASFAA, the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators.


Get a copy of your federal tax return
800-829-1040
Request a complete tax transcript by following the prompts in the recorded message