Financial aid is awarded on a first come, first-served basis. Please complete these steps to receive your financial aid offer letter:


  1. Apply for admission to Ashland University.
  2. Submit a FAFSA beginning Oct. 1 prior to the academic year you plan to enroll. Ashland University's school code is 003012.
  3. When you receive an email notification, log in to Self-Service to review your financial aid offer letter. You can find your username on your admissions application portal;then visit Ashland University’s password tool to create your password. Once logged in to Self-Service, click on 'Financial Aid'. If you need help navigating, instructions are provided under “Helpful Links” on the Self-Service Financial Aid homepage.
  4. Complete loan processes for any loans included in your offer letter that you want to accept. To cancel or reduce any of your loans, please email your request to Federal Direct Loans on your offer letter will be processed unless you tell us otherwise.
  5. Please check your Ashland University email account frequently for important information from the Financial Aid Office. Financial aid information is communicated primarily to the student. 


Tip: Keep all financial aid documents where you can easily access them whenever you need them.