Continuing Education

Apply for Aid STEP 7

STEP 7 – Application Checklist

  • Get an email address
  • Apply for a Federal PIN at
  • Complete Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Review your Student Aid Report (SAR). Make any corrections that are necessary
  • Respond to any request for additional information from the Financial Aid Office
  • File separate applications with the Financial Aid office, if you are interested in: Federal Work-Study (FWS), Federal Direct Loans or Three Rivers Scholarship Programs
  • Students applying for a Federal Direct Student Loan will also need to do the following: Complete a Loan Entrance Counseling session prior to the disbursement of their loan or complete and sign the promissory note for their student loan at
  • Check the status of your account

For your benefit, you need to make sure that any aid that you are eligible for has been applied to your account. To do so, you may check the status of your application by using one of the following options:


Click on a link to go to that step: STEP 1 -> STEP 2 -> STEP 3 -> STEP 4 -> STEP 5 -> STEP 6