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Accepting Award Offer Impact

Accepting Award Offer

How to Accept Your Award Package

Once you have carefully reviewed the award package information, you must respond to the award package within 30 days from the post mark date of the award notification.  Failure to respond to the offer could result in an aid package being cancelled. Due to some funding limitations, most awards cannot be reinstated after being cancelled or declined.

All students must accept or decline their award(s) online at by following the necessary steps:

  1. Log into myFairmontState
  2. Select FELiX
  3. Select ‘Student and Financial Aid’
  4. Select ‘Financial Aid’
  5. Select 'Award'
  6. Select 'Award for Aid Year'
  7. Select Aid Year
  8. Select 'Accept Award Offer' tab
  9. Make decision on the aid offer

NOTE: Aid listed as estimated or pending cannot be accepted via FELiX.

  • Parents who are interested in applying for the Federal Direct Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS) must complete an application at after May 1st.
  • Graduate students who are interested in applying for the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan must complete an application at after May 1st.

NOTE:  Failure to accept or decline all funds may cause a delay in timely disbursements being made to your student account and any refunds expected to cover additional college costs. 


Fairmont State is pleased to provide the student aid calculator to assist you in estimating your costs to attend. Results are based on 2023-2024 Estimated 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.

Visit us at the Turley Center

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

Monday-Thursday:  7:45 am - 4:30 pm

Friday:  7:45 am - 12:15 pm

School Code:  003812