Financial Aid at Aquinas College

Steps to Finalize Financial Aid

For Accepted and Newly Awarded Students

1. Accept or decline your scholarships & grants

2. If the MI Tuition Grant or Competitive scholarship is listed on your award, please do one of the following to ensure the funds are sent to AQ:

  • List Aquinas as your 1st school of choice on the FAFSA by March 1, 2019.
  • Contact the State of MI-Student Scholarships & Grants at 888-447-2687 to request.
  • Log in to the MiSSG student portal at to update.

3. Act on your Federal Direct Loans

  • Complete Entrance Counseling
  • Complete your subsidized/unsubsidized Master Promissory Note (MPN)

4. After May 15th, 2019, Complete a Direct Loan Request form

5. Evaluate options to pay the bill

  • Review payment plan options, Parent Plus Loans and Alternative loans

6. View the Financial Aid Handbook