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Please read and follow the instructions carefully. If you have any questions or concerns contact the IRIS staff for Financial Aid assistance at 970.248.1177. 

Follow the steps below to apply for federal aid via the FAFSA.

Don't qualify for federal aid? Learn more about the CASFA application for ASSET students.
Step 1

Complete the FAFSA

Colorado Mesa University’s school code: 001358

Step 2

Check if you were selected for verification

If you were NOT selected for verification proceed to Step 3
Step 3

Review and accept your financial aid offer

Now that your FAFSA is processed, you will receive an offer from the Financial Aid office.

If no other documentation is requested, first time students will receive an offer letter or email in addition to being able to view their offer online. Returning students will view their offer online.

NOTE: The calculation for the financial aid offer is complete and correct, based on the information you provided in your FAFSA. Financial aid offer may be subject to change due to changes in your financial, academic, enrollment status and/or changes in the availability of funds.

  1. View your offer

    Click the “Award Offer” tab to see the financial aid being offered to you.

  2. Accept your financial aid

    On the "Award Offer" tab scroll to your offer to accept a full or partial amounts.

  3. Accept Terms and Conditions

    You must agree to CMU’s terms and conditions to receive financial aid. After accepting an award you will be asked to accept terms and conditions.

  4. Are you accepting federal student loans? Do you want to apply for a PLUS or Private Loan?

    You’re not done yet! You will need to complete loan counseling and a Master Promissory Note. Whether you’re a student or a parent, check out our guide on how to complete the loan process.