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Financial Aid and Scholarships

Finance your education at Boise State University

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Contact Information and Hours

Current operating hours are available on our Hours and Contact Information page. Please check regularly as they can change.

Contact the Financial Aid office at (208) 426-1664 or at

Physical Office Hours

  • Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm*

*Subject to change based on evolving heath and safety recommendations

Please visit our Federal CARES Act (no more funds), our HEERF II (no more funds), and HEERF III web pages for further information on these funds.

**When will my financial aid apply to my balance due?**

The end of the day on August 13th will be the first time you will see your financial aid reduce your balance due to the university.

Apply for Aid

Finance Your Education

Find Scholarships

Learn more about scholarships

Complete Forms

List of available documents

Dates and Deadlines

Important dates to be aware of

Aid Handbook & Policies

Understand policies and rules regarding aid

Contact Us

Hours, Phone Numbers, and Emails

Important Summer Dates

  • May 1st – Recommended date to have schedule finalized
  • May 3rd – Earliest date that aid releases, but varies widely based on class start
  • June 9th – Summer Census Date (for Pell Grant eligibility)

Important Fall Dates

  • July 15th through September 3rd – Processing freeze on all special conditions
  • August 6th – Recommended date to have schedule finalized
  • August 13th – Earliest date that aid releases
  • September 3rd – First financial Aid Pell Recalculation Date for all classes that start on 08/23/21
  • November 3rd – Second financial aid Pell Recalculation Date for all classes starting after 09/03/21