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Office of Student Financial Assistance

Office of Student Financial Assistance
104 Fairchild Hall
1601 Vattier Street
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506-1104

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785-532-6420 phone
785-532-7628 fax


2018-2019 Loan Interest Rates

June, 2018
Direct Loan interest rates have been announced.  View the interest rates for Subsidized/Unsubsidized loansParent PLUS loans, or Graduate PLUS loans.

Fall 2017 Financial Aid Schedule

July 15, 2017
Schedule of important dates and information for students and/or parents as the fall semester approaches.

New Student Orientation

June 7, 2017
New students visiting K-State for our June Orientation and Enrollment can view our presentation online. Your Story Starts Now!

Apply for summer financial aid

April 1 , 2017
To determine your financial aid eligibility, you must have a 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on file with our office and be enrolled in your summer courses

New Flexibility Available for Verification Requirements

April 28, 2017
New flexibilities are now available to Kansas State University to use for completing verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) Currently Unavailable

April 20, 2017
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool on fafsa.gov is currently unavailable. FAFSA applicants can provide requested financial information from copies of their tax returns, or, if selected for verification, can submit a 2015 IRS Tax Return Transcript.​

Financial Aid Award Notices sent to Incoming Fall 2017 Freshmen

February 16, 2017
New students who have applied for assistance through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, will get an email of aid packages available to them starting in February.

Earlier FAFSA, Earlier Financial Aid Awards

September 19, 2016
Incoming and continuing students who will be attending Kansas State University during the 2017-2018 year can complete their FAFSA beginning October 1, 2016. With the FAFSA launch date earlier, freshmen admitted for fall 2017 should anticipate a financial aid award offer in February 2017 provided all requested documents have been received.

Going Green with your K-State E-Mail Address

Starting with the incoming 2017 class, all financial aid communications will be e-mailed to your K-State e-mail address. Students should check your K-State e-mail account regularly for actions we may need you and/or your parent to take and, of course, to find out when your financial aid package is ready for you.