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Information for New Students

Welcome to IUPUI! You no doubt have lots of questions as you prepare to begin your education as a Jaguar this fall. Our office is here to help! During our new student orientation sessions this summer, we'll be sharing some useful tips and advice to make your transition a successful one. You can access a copy of our presentation here. In the presentation, you'll find clickable links, pictures, and icons that will help you navigate the ins and outs of financial aid and money management at IUPUI. We're excited to see you on campus and to help you reach your educational goals!

2018-2019 Financial Aid Notifications
Available for Incoming Freshmen

The Office of Student Financial Services has now mailed out 2018-2019 Financial Aid Notifications (FANs) to nearly 3,500 incoming freshmen who filed their FAFSAs. Your FAN will provide you with important information about your estimated financial aid awards. Click here to learn more about the FAN.

Haven’t filled out your 2018-2019 FAFSA yet? There’s still time! The 2018-2019 FAFSA uses 2016 tax information so there’s no need to wait. File your FAFSA today at Are you a continuing student? You will receive an email in June when your 2018-2019 FAN is ready to view via One.IU..

Pell Grant Available Year-Round

Beginning with the summer 2018 session, eligible students may receive Federal Pell Grant funds during the fall, spring, and summer semesters. The Office of Student Financial Services will review the summer enrollment information for all students and add the Pell Grant to your financial aid package if you're eligible. For more information about Year-Round Pell and other summer aid, visit our summer financial aid page.

Resources for Students Facing Financial Challenges

An unexpected car repair. A loss of income. An empty refrigerator at mealtime. A need for money now when you won’t have it until later this month. These situations and many others can happen to anyone. You're not alone if they happen to you. IUPUI is here to help you if you experience financial challenges. Visit our resources page for details about assistance available to you.

Assistance for Students and Borrowers Impacted by Natural Disasters

IUPUI is committed to assisting students and borrowers impacted by recent natural disasters, including Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. The Department of Education has established a special website with resources and answers to frequently asked questions for those impacted. Also, if you or your family are experiencing some type of financial crisis due to these events please email for further assistance.

Financial Strategies and Options for Students and Families

We understand that paying for college can be a challenge. Most students simply do not qualify for enough financial aid to cover the FULL cost of attending college. However, there are a number of strategies that families can consider to cover unmet college financial needs. Click here to access a list of financial strategies and options that students and families can explore to help meet the challenge of paying for college.

Guidance for Transition Students

Starting your journey at IUPUI this summer? We want to welcome you, your family, and your guests to the University. During our orientation sessions this May we’ll be presenting “Funding Your Future: Recommended Strategies” – a guide to navigating financial aid, student billing, and money management as a Jaguar. You can access a copy of the presentation with clickable links, pictures, and icons here. We wish you nothing but success at IUPUI!

ScholarTrack Now Available

The Indiana Commission for Higher Education has announced the release of the new and improved ScholarTrack. Replacing the eStudent system, ScholarTrack is the one-stop shop for Hoosiers’ state financial aid needs, including the 21st Century Scholars program, Frank O’Bannon Grant, and other need- and merit-based financial aid opportunities. The upgraded system also features a simplified design, a streamlined user interface, and other enhancements that will improve your ScholarTrack experience. Existing eStudent users will need to create a new ScholarTrack student account at Contact with questions or click here to view a video resource for students. You can also visit this page to learn more about the upgraded system.

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