How to Fill Out the FAFSA

Did you miss the deadline?  No problem, you can still complete the FAFSA to be considered for federal financial aid assistance.

Myths about Financial Aid

I bet you have heard or maybe even think you are not eligible for financial aid because your parents make too much money.  Check out this quick video to put this myth as well as other myths regarding who is eligible for financial aid to rest.  

FAFSA Overview

What is this thing called a FAFSA?  What is it used for?  These questions along with many others will be answered with this overview.

Create an FSA ID!

Learn about how useful the FSA ID is for you.  It has many purposes beyond the FAFSA.

Types of Federal Student Loans

Not sure what type of student loan to get?  Always remember your alphabet, ‘S’ comes before ‘U’.

Financial Aid Verification

Have you been randomly selected for verification?  Set your mind at ease with some guidance from the professionals.

Types of Federal Aid

Not sure what types of federal aid are available to you?  Check out this video directly from the U.S. Department of Education.

Repaying your Student Loans

What are my options for repayment?  What if I don’t get a job after college?  Don’t wait until you graduate to start your planning!

Contact Info

Office of Financial Aid
Turley Student Services Center
Room 303
Phone: (800) 641-5678, Opt. 2
(304) 367-4141
Fax: (304) 367-4789

School Code
When filling out your FAFSA, use 003812 as the school code

Office Hours

  • Monday - Wednesday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thursday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm


Net Price Calculator

Net Price Calculator
Fairmont State is pleased to provide this student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend FSU.  Results are based on 2015-2016 Cost of Attendance figures and student aid eligibility requirements which are subject to change.  These results should assist you in determining an estimate of your out-of-pocket expense to attend Fairmont State.