Student Financial Aid Flowchart
Apply for a PIN number from the Department Fill out the FAFSA Federal Processor receives FAFSA from Once processed you will receive a
of Education at www.pin.ed.gov/ for you and completing student student/parent via the web (PIN) and required Student Aid Report (SAR) and should
your parent if needed. The PIN and parent information signatures via the web or mail (Signature review it for any needed corrections.
serves as an electronic signature if required on or after Page) Processed FAFSA = Student Aid Report The SAR is for the your record. If
when ﬁling for Free Application January 1 of each year at (SAR). you don’t receive a SAR in 2-3
for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.ed.gov UHD’s weeks call the federal processor at
(FAFSA). priority date is April 1st. 1-800-4-FED-AID.
Financial Aid requests additional Is any additional UHD receives your SAR data
information from you (& your parent). information needed? from the processor.
You submit all required You will receive an award notice with Funds are credited to your account and the
documents to the instructions indicating steps necessary to Cashier’s ofﬁce will refund any balances to
File is complete and processed. ensure you receive your your Gatorcard within 14 business days.
*(approx. 2-3wks) awards.
* Processing time will vary depending on the time of year. Please refer to the website for additional details.