How to Apply
Students must complete and submit a need analysis application, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The options for completing the FAFSA: online using FAFSA on the Web at www.fafsa.gov or, a PDF version of the FAFSA may be downloaded at www.FederalStudentAid.ed.gov or, call 1-800-4-FED-AID and request a paper application.
Students and one parent (if providing parent information) should obtain a Federal Student Aid PIN. The PIN allows students (and parents) to sign the FAFSA electronically, to access, or to correct the processed FAFSA information. Apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov.
When completing the application, students must indicate Dickinson State University as a college they plan to attend. The code for Dickinson State is 002989.
Students applying for summer aid must complete a Summer Financial Aid application. This becomes available as soon as the summer session schedule for a given year is released. Students must be enrolled in six or more credit hours to be eligible for federal student loans, federal work study, or for a second Federal Pell grant in one award year. Alternative (private) loans may be available for students enrolled in less than six credits.