Let us help you through the financial aid process. When you break it down into manageable steps and know what to expect, everything falls together so you can get the funding you need.
Now – Complete your 2017-2018 FAFSA
Aug 11 by end of day – Fall aid released to pay fees
Aug 17 – Students start receiving aid refunds
Sept 1 – Credits locked for financial aid purposes
View all dates and deadlines
1. Plan Ahead
Start early to estimate how much it will take to fund your education. You can file the FAFSA at any time, but you need to be admitted to Boise State before we can process your application. Apply for admission here.
- Understand how Cost of Attendance impacts your aid
- Learn how to borrow and budget responsibly
- See if you’re eligible to receive federal aid
2. Apply for Aid
3. Complete Your Holds and To Do’s
4. Accept Your Aid
Once your application has been processed and cleared of Holds and To Do’s, you will receive an aid award(s) notification via BroncoMail. Accept or decline the aid that is best for you.
5. Receive and Maintain Your Aid
Disbursement is the payment of your financial aid to you. It’s when the aid you accept — like scholarships, loans, and grants — is released to your student account. The earliest date funds are disbursed is 10 days prior to the start of the semester.