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Apply For Financial Aid

FAFSA Introduction Video

Steps to Apply for Financial Aid:

  1. Apply For Admission: Before we are able to receive any Financial Aid information, we must have a Pellissippi State Admissions application on file.
  2. Fill Out The FAFSA: Go to www.fafsa.gov and complete the FAFSA online application (typically takes 20-30 minutes to complete).

  3. Check For Outstanding Requirements: Within five to seven business days Pellissippi will receive* your Student Aid Report (SAR). Once your admissions application has been processed you will be able to login to your myPellissippi account and check for any outstanding requirements.
    • How To Check Status Of Outstanding Requirements
    • Login to myPellissippi (opens in new tab/window).
    • Click on the "Financial Aid" tab.
    • Click on "Your Requirements"
    • Click the appropriate aid year.
    • Any outstanding requirements will be shown.
  4. Check For Awards Posted To Your Account: Once you have completed all outstanding requirements and they have been processed you will be able to see any award money posted to your account through myPellissippi.
    • How To Check Awards Posted To Your Account
    • Login to myPellissippi (opens in new tab/window).
    • Click on the "Financial Aid" tab.
    • Click on "Awards Posted To Your Account"
    • Click the appropriate aid year.
    • Click on "Award Overview" tab.
    • All awards posted to your account will be shown here (towards the bottom).
  5. Confirm Your Schedule and Pay Fees: After you have registered for classes and verified that your award has been posted to your account you may confirm your schedule.

    Click here for instructions on how to confirm your courses and pay fees.

    Click here for the deadline to confirm your schedule and pay fees by by.

    Click here for financial aid disbursement dates, bookstore charge period, deadlines, and more.

Have questions? Click here for our contact information!