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Incoming Freshmen


Financial Aid Notifications (FANs) have been mailed out! Interested in learning more about your FAN? We recently hosted an interactive webinar regarding IUPUI Financial Aid! Staff from our office discussed common questions about the FAN, estimated costs, student loans, and ways to maximize aid eligibility. To watch a recording of this webinar click here. To download a copy of the presentation click here.

Wed, 30 Mar,2016




Student Loan Repayment & Forgiveness Presentation


Are you preparing to graduate? Curious about how to reduce your federal student loan payment? Want to find out how you can have your loans forgiven? Find out the answers to these questions by watching our Student Loan Forgiveness & Repayment presentation.

Wed, 11 May, 2016




IUPUI Moving to Banded Tuition in 2016-2017


In an effort to encourage on-time graduation and decrease the cost of education, undergraduate tuition for IUPUI will move from a per-credit hour rate to a flat rate for students taking 12 to 18 credit hours effective fall 2016. Learn more about banded tuition on the IUPUI Bursar website .

Thurs, 19 Nov, 2015




IUPUI Joins the Midwest Student Exchange Program!


Starting in the fall of 2016, residents of Illinois, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and Wisconsin can receive discounted out-of-state tuition. Find out more at the Office of Admissions site here .

Fri, 6 Nov, 2015




Is Student Loan Forgiveness Possible?


Yes! But there are certain steps and qualifications that you can learn about from legitimate information sources. You can view an IUPUI webinar and slides for accurate information. Unfortunately college students are targets of scam artists using sophisticated marketing tactics. Some current IUPUI students have recently received email’s from organizations that imply an affiliation with IUPUI. This is a scam! For more information to protect yourself from scams visit the Better Business Bureau or the Department of Education.

Fri, 14 Aug, 2015




2015-2016 Federal Direct Loan Interest Rates


For the 2015-2016 academic year federal student loan interest rates will be:

     •  4.29% fixed for undergraduate level Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans
     •  5.84% fixed for graduate level Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
     •  6.84% fixed for Federal Parent PLUS Loans Federal Graduate PLUS Loans

For information about federal student loan interest rates visit studentaid.ed.gov.


Mon, 8 June, 2015




Tax Breaks for Higher Education


There's great news for parents and students: the federal government provides a number of tax incentives that can help defray the cost of higher education. These incentives come in a couple of forms: Tax Credits, which directly reduce the amount of tax you are liable for; and Tax Deductions, which reduce the amount of income on which you pay taxes. For more information please view the information on the IRS website.


Wed, 4 January, 2015




Financial Education Learning Module Offered to IUPUI Students


New IUPUI students are now expected to complete an online learning exercise on financial education. Transit is a 60-minute interactive learning experience that focuses on critical personal finance topics such as budgeting, banking, savings, credit, and borrowing. Transit is available to all IUPUI students. For more information about completing Transit click here.


Mon, 9 June, 2014




How to Avoid Lines


Need to make a payment? Have questions about your financial aid? Need to turn in forms? You can do all of these things and more without ever stepping foot on campus! Visit our blog to find out how. iupuiosfs.blogspot.com


Tue, 13 Aug, 2013




New Student Checklist


New to IUPUI? We have written a blog post just for you! Read over our “New Student Checklist” to make sure you’ve completed all the necessary steps to receive your financial aid. iupuiosfs.blogspot.com


Thu, 11 July, 2013




Know Your Limits


An important aspect of smart borrowing is knowing your Direct loan limits. Federal Direct loan limits vary based on a student’s dependency status, class level and if the student is a Undergraduate student or Graduate/Professional student. Students should always know the loan limits available to them at each academic level as well as the amount of loans borrowed. Students can review their personal federal loan borrowing information at National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS).


Thu, 23 May, 2013