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Financial Aid Checklist

1. Apply and earn admission to Briar Cliff. 

2. Obtain a personal identification number (PIN) for yourself and your parents from the U.S. Department of Education.

3. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online, listing Briar Cliff University (school code 001846) as a preferred institution to receive your information. (To request a paper FAFSA, call 1-800-4-FED-AID).

4. Are you receiving outside scholarships? Be sure to submit a notification of outside aid (PDF) to the Financial Aid Office so the funds can be credited to your account.

5. Respond to all requests for additional info from the Financial Aid Office.

6. Briar Cliff will determine your financial aid eligibility and send you a "Notification of Award" listing the types of aid programs and the amounts for which you qualify. You must sign and return this letter to the Financial Aid Office.

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