Financial Aid Process

Invest In Yourself Financial Aid Process

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The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is completed each academic year. Financial aid is awarded on first come, first complete basis.  File your FAFSA today.

Priority Date

You are encouraged to file the FAFSA by UNL's priority date of April 1st. Those who file by April 1st are considered for all financial aid, including Collegebound Nebraska.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is currently available for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 year. The 2019-2020 FAFSA requires 2017 tax information.  The 2018-2019 FAFSA requires 2016 tax information.