Dollar$ & $ense: June 2024

June 2024 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Update Boston University has received 2024-2025 FAFSAs. You can check if BU has received your FAFSA on MyBU Student under To Dos (a received FAFSA will show as “Completed”). Please note that due to the ongoing issues with FAFSA processing there will be a delay before students receive financial aid awards as […]

Dollar$ & $ense: May 2024

May 2024 News to Know Ongoing 2024-2025 FAFSA Delays There continues to be delays with schools receiving completed 2024-2025 FAFSA submissions. SFS will review student eligibility for Federal student loans once we receive FAFSA data and will continue to update students on changes. We appreciate students’ understanding while Federal Student Aid (FSA) resolves the issue. […]

Dollar$ & $ense: February 2024

February 2024 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Now Available The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available! The 2024-2025 FAFSA includes a suite of new updates to improve the FAFSA filing experience for students. Due to the new structure of the FAFSA it is expected that there will be a delay in Boston University receiving complete 2024-2025 FAFSAs. SFS […]

Dollar$ & $ense: January 2024

January 2024 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Now Available The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available! The 2024-2025 FAFSA includes a suite of new updates to improve the FAFSA filing experience for students. Due to these new changes, there may be periods of time where the FAFSA is unavailable. You do not need to contact SFS to report […]

Dollar$ & $ense: December 2023

December 2023 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Release Delayed The Department of Education recently announced that the 2024-2025 FAFSA will be released by December 31 as the Department of Education continues to implement the updated and simplified FAFSA. This delay will not cause any issues with Spring 2024 financial aid but may impact when you […]

Dollar$ and $ense: November 2023

November 2023 News to Know 2024-2025 FAFSA Available December 1 If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2024-2025 academic year (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025), you will need to complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA. Please be aware that the 2024-2025 FAFSA will be available in December as […]

Dollar$ and $ense: October 2023

From Student Financial Services Student Financial Services 2023-24 COA Increase Appeal Process – Now Open! Student Financial Services has begun reviewing Cost of Attendance (COA) Increase appeals for the 2023-24 academic year. You can view the information about the appeal process, qualifying expenses that can be considered, and access the 2023-24 Cost of Attendance Increase Request form on our website.  Please […]

Dollar$ and $ense: September 2023

From Student Financial Services Student Financial Services 2024-2025 FAFSA Available December 1 T=If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan funds during the 2024-2025 academic year (July 1, 2024 – June 30, 2025), you will need to complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA if you have not done so already. Please be […]

Launch of SAFE (Safety Awareness For Everyone)

To: Boston University Faculty & Staff From: Kelly Nee, Chief Safety, Security & Preparedness Officer Date: August 24, 2023 Subject: Launch of SAFE (Safety Awareness For Everyone) I am pleased to announce the launch of SAFE (Safety Awareness For Everyone).  SAFE is an on-demand informational video and training to inform the BU community about the comprehensive support provided […]

Dollar$ and $ense: August 2023

From Student Financial Services   Complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA  If you plan on using Federal Direct Unsubsidized and/or Federal Graduate PLUS Loan during the 2023-2024 academic year (July 1, 2023 – June 30, 2024), you will need to complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA.  Federal Direct Loan Requirements Are you a new Federal Direct Loan borrower? Make […]