How to Apply for Financial Aid

Step 1:
Create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID) - The FSA ID can be created at any one of the following sites:
*Note: The FSA ID has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to all of the above U.S. Department of Education websites.
Step 2:
Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) using your current tax return information at
  • Be sure to list OLLU's School Code: 003598 on the FAFSA so we can electronically download and have access to your information.
  • The FAFSA can be completed as early as Jan. 1. We recommend that you apply early. The last day to apply is May 1 to ensure that your financial aid will be processed by the start of the fall semester.
Step 3:
Complete the OLLU Data Form
Online Data Form
Downloadable PDF Data Form

Step 4:
Submit any supplemental information. The OLLU Financial Aid Office will review your submitted items and possibly ask you for additional information. You should return all additional requested information as soon as possible.
Step 5:
We will send you an award letter listing the many types of financial aid we can offer you. Once you receive the award letter from us, we invite you to come into our office and let us counsel you on your awards. Financial Aid will be applied to your bill once you start school.