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Take 5 and secure your financial aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid is invested in your future. Before priority registration begins on April 15, complete the Take 5 checklist to ensure you can enroll in courses and receive your financial aid on time.  Late submissions are not guaranteed to be processed prior to the start of fall classes.

Summer 2019

Students starting ISU in the Summer 2019 semester must complete the Financial Aid cycle for 2018-2019 and 2019-2020.

Download and complete the Take 5 Checklist before attending a Take 5 event.

Fall 2019

Returning students, please download and complete the Take 5 Checklist before you attend a Take 5 event.  Priority Registration for Fall 2019 classes begins on April 15, 2019.

Take 5 Check List

  • Step 1: Check your University email regularly.  Don't miss important notifications from the Financial Aid office.
  • Step 2: Resolve all holds and financial aid issues on your account highlighted by a red X in the MyISU portal
  • Step 3: Add or update your proxy access in the MyISU portal
  • Step 4: Make arrangements to cover expenses and avoid late fees.  Students with unpaid charges may not be able to register.
  • Step 5: File your 2019-2020 FASFA at using your 2017 federal tax information.

Priority registration for Fall 2019 classes begins on April 15, 2019. Students who have unpaid charges may be prevented from enrolling. There may be financial aid available to help you pay your charges. You can find federal aid for which you may qualify by visiting our Types of Aid webpage. You will also want to ensure that you do not have any missing or incomplete documents. Needed documents can be found by logging into the MYISU Portal, selecting the Student Self Service badge, and clicking the View My Financial Aid link on the bottom right.


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