Financial Resources for your SUU Student

Financial concerns are a leading reason students dropout of college. Like you, we want your student to persist and create success in their academic journey. We have several financial resources at SUU to help your student stay in school and create success. We highly encourage every student to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) despite their family’s financial situation. Filling out the FAFSA gives our on-campus resources the most helpful and up-to-date information for assisting and financially advising your student, and can help your student gain access to grants, scholarships, student loans, and work study opportunities.

Support available on campus includes:

  • The office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, located in the Sharwan Smith Student Center (ST 167), provides information and support for finding student loans, grants, and scholarship opportunities. Your student will be assigned a financial aid counselor who can answer questions and help them navigate the options available to them.
  • The office of Financial Wellness Counseling, located in the Sharwan Smith Student Center (ST 204), provides one-on-one financial counseling and guidance to help students create a budget, manage student loans, and build a financially stable life.
  • The SUU Cashier’s Office is located in the Rotunda of the Sharwan Smith Student Center. This is where students pay balances, set up payment plans, and receive answers to fee rate questions. Your student can grant others access to make payments on their account.
Overview of the Financial Aid Process
FAFSA Overview
Why Choose SUU — Education Pays


  • Work with your student to complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
  • Talk with your student about how they will be paying for this semester, next semester, and each semester through graduation.
  • Help your student understand the importance of creating and living on a budget.

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