Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid

Our Mission

The Office of Financial Aid is here to assist all students, regardless of their economic resources, in obtaining financial assistance and the collection of student tuition and fees; while maintaining the fiscal and regulatory integrity of the University's financial programs. 

The information on this website serves as a resource to help you through the process of obtaining financial assistance to pay for college. Utilize the navigation bar to find detailed information about the different aid programs, click below for important announcements, program specific financial aid information and checklists, or contact our office to speak with someone directly. We are here to help!

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The world has changed a lot in the last year, but one thing that has not changed is our commitment to seeing you succeed. While classes have been moved to a mixed modality of in-person and online, so has our office!

The Office of Financial Aid staff is continuing to work remotely during our normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm) to ensure that financial aid continues to be processed for students. We have customer service hours available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-3pm for you to speak directly with a Financial Aid Representative. Please see the Customer Service Hours section below for more detailed information and other important announcements regarding financial aid.

FAFSA

The FAFSA is the application used by the Department of Education to determine what types of financial aid you may qualify for. Completing the FAFSA is free, quick, and gives you access to the largest source of financial aid to pay for college.

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FAFSA School Code

To start the financial aid process, complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). To have your information sent to Millersville, you must include our School Code: 003325 - Check out the Applying for Aid section for more info!

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Your Financial Aid Checklist

View checklists and other information related directly to your program of study and grade level!

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Net Price Calculator

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  • Customer Service Hours

    Customer Service Hours:

    The Office of Financial Aid staff is continuing to work remotely during our normal business hours (Monday through Friday, 8am-4pm) to ensure that financial aid continues to be processed for students. We also have customer service hours available from 9am-3pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays!

    • For the quickest way to get in touch with our office, please call us at 717-871-5100 to speak with a Financial Aid representative. Our Call Center is open every Tuesday and Thursday from 9am-3pm!
      • Please make sure to have your Millersville ID number ready and be prepared to verify your identity.
    • You can also stop by our office in Lyle Hall on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-3pm to drop off paperwork or have other general questions addressed.
      • Please make sure you wear your mask when entering the building and adhere to social distancing guidelines.
      • If you need to meet with a counselor, please note that all appointments are currently in a virtual format. If you need to speak with a counselor at length, please make sure to schedule an appointment.
    • We can also be reached via email at any time during our normal business hours, M-F 8am-4pm.
      • Due to an extremely high-volume of emails, you may experience longer than normal wait times for a response. We truly appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to navigate during these unprecedented times!
      • If you are emailing us, please make sure to include your full name and Millersville ID number in your email.

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  • Summer Financial Aid Processing

    Processing of Summer Financial Aid was delayed due to the network outage, therefore the Office of Student Accounts will not be dropping courses or assessing late fees for Summer 1 or Summer 2.  Summer Aid Processing has now resumed it's normal schedule. 

    • If you have already completed your FAFSA application and submitted a Millersville Summer Aid Application, the Office of Financial Aid is currently reviewing your eligibility for summer financial aid. Please check your MAX Account to ensure you have all other Outstanding Requirements completed. Failure to complete other requirements will delay the processing of your financial aid.

    Please note that if you request to borrow your federal loans from the FAFSA during the summer, they will be deducted from the amount you normally receive in the fall/spring semesters.

    • If you decide to apply for one of these loans, please make sure you select the loan period for the summer term during your application (05/2021-08/2021)
    The cost for summer courses is listed on the Office of Student Accounts website: https://www.millersville.edu/osa/tuition-fees/wintersummercosts.php
  • Scheduling an Appointment

    Appointments

    If you need to schedule an appointment with a Financial Aid Counselor, we are available via phone and Zoom appointments.

    • The quickest way to schedule an appointment is to call our office on Tuesdays or Thursdays between 9am-3pm!
    • If you are emailing us to schedule an appointment, please email us and make sure to change your subject line to "Request for Appointment". Don't forget to include in your email:
      • Your Millersville ID number
      • Your questions/reason for appointment
      • Phone number to be reached at 
      • Preferred method of appointment (phone or Zoom)
      • Dates and times you are available for an appointment

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  • 2021-2022 Prospective Students

    2021-2022 Prospective Students

    Once we receive your 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), we will send you an electronic Award Letter to your email on file.

    • If you have already received your award letter:
    • If you have not received your award letter yet:
      • If you completed your application a while ago, log in and make sure you included Millersville University’s school code: 003325.
      • If you just filed your FAFSA in within the past two weeks, our office should be receiving it soon and will be sending out an email with your electronic Financial Aid Award Letter.
    • If you are receiving a scholarship from your high school or other outside source and do not see it listed on your Award Letter, please forward the information to the Financial Aid Office so we can add it to your awards.
    • If you have questions about scholarships for incoming students, please contact Admissions at admissions@millersville.edu. The Office of Financial Aid will have scholarships that you can apply for after you complete your first semester at Millersville.
    • You can also continue applying for outside scholarships. For more information on scholarships, click here!
    • Check out our Financial Aid Checklist to stay on track!
  • Returning Students

    Returning Students

    Have you already completed your 2021-2022 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)?

    • If yes, we will send you an electronic Award Letter to your Millersville University email on mid-June. 
      • Make sure you have completed all of your outstanding financial aid requirements as soon as possible. to not delay the processing of your financial aid. you can view your financial aid requirements in your myVILLE Student portal under the Finances Tab. 
    • If you haven't filed your FAFSA yet, make sure to do so as soon as possible to not further delay processing of your aid. 
    • Make sure to check out your Financial Aid Checklist to stay on track!
  • Additional Payment Options

    Additional Aid/Payment Options

     If you need additional funding to help cover your bill, you can start looking into your different options: