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Resources and Forms

Tools for you

We’re here to help you every step of the way as you research your financial aid options, apply for assistance and consider aid offers. Here are some resources, from scholarship search engines to financial aid guides, that can help answer your questions.

Researching your options

Adventures in Education

Adventures in Education

You can find financial aid information, money management tips and a scholarship search engine here. You’ll also find downloadable loan deferment forms.

Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid

This Federal site helps to simplify the financial aid process.

College For All Texans

College For All Texans

This Texas site provides tips for applying to college and getting financial aid.

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

This site can help you search for affordable Texas colleges, and it offers guidance on the application process.

U.S. Department of Education Guide to Understanding Default

U.S. Department of Education Guide to Understanding Default

This site outlines options for paying off a defaulted loan. It includes information on loan consolidation, cancellation and discharge. This guide also explains the consequences of default and provides suggestions about resolving disputes related to defaulted loans.

Financial Aid for Graduate and Professional Degree Students

Financial Aid for Graduate and Professional Degree Students

This federal site explains the financial aid application process and provides information about the options available to graduate students.

Loan resources

ACS, Inc.

ACS, Inc.

The loan billing servicer for Federal Perkins Loans provides downloadable forms for cancellations, along with deferment and forbearance (temporarily stopping or reducing payments). You also can use the site to make online payments.

The National Student Loan Database System

The National Student Loan Database System

Use this site to compile a list of all of your loans, including amounts and dates. You also can find loan servicer contact information here.

Scholarship searches

Financial aid forms

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Filling out this application is the first step you’ll take toward receiving financial aid. Completing the online form is free, and it doesn’t take very long. The U.S. Department of Education uses the information you provide to determine your eligibility for federal grants, work-study funds and loans. And we use the information to help you get state and university-funded aid. 

Texas Application State Financial Aid (TASFA)

Texas Application State Financial Aid (TASFA)

You can refer to this site to determine if the TASFA is right for you and access the application.

Verification forms

You will be notified by e-mail if your file is selected for the verification (fact checking) process. Please do not submit these documents to us unless requested.

Financial aid appeal form

Loan forms

Please complete the Perkins Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling only if you have already been awarded a Perkins Loan. If you would like to apply for a Perkins Loan, please complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Direct Loan Entrance Counseling
If you’re a transfer student with prior loan history, you have the option of sending a copy of your complete Entrance Counseling by using our Transfer Student Entrance Counseling guide.

Direct Loan Exit Counseling

TEACH forms

2016-2017 special forms

(to be completed only at the request of the Financial Aid Office)

Other forms

Dependent Care Notification: If you are an independent student with monthly daycare expenses for your child or children under the age of 12, you may be eligible for additional financial aid. Please indicate the number of children YOU pay daycare for on the form.

 

Contact

Office of Student Financial Assistance
936.468.2403
Fax: 936.468.1048
finaid@sfasu.edu
scholarship@sfasu.edu

Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Physical address:
Austin Building
Room 104

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 13052, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962

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