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*Beginning Monday, May 15, two-factor authentication will be required to access iROAR. Two-factor authentication asks individuals for a secondary confirmation of their identity at log in using a physical device, such as an app or text message on your phone. Clemson University will use Duo Security for two-factor authentication. Please visit 2fa.clemson.edu for more information and to sign up for Duo Security.*

A Clemson University education is an excellent investment in your and/or your child's future. The financial aid staff are here to help you understand the various financial aid programs that are available and to work individually with those who face significant financial difficulties during their career at Clemson. Overall, 87 percent of our students receive some type of financial assistance – which includes state, federal and University awards. Please review this site for information about our merit scholarships, need-based grants, loans and work study. We are committed to providing the highest level of customer service to our students.

For our currently enrolled students, you have several responsibilities as a recipient of financial aid, so please pay attention to the application process, deadlines and policies.

Mission Statement

The Clemson University Office of Student Financial Aid exists to help students secure the funds necessary to pursue their educational goals at Clemson University through the administration and implementation of federal, state and institutional programs of financial assistance.

If you have any questions during the process, please be sure to contact our office, and we will help however we can.


Important Notices

The Office of Student Financial Aid will be closed on August 21 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm for the solar eclipse.

2017 Financial Aid Request Form for Summer Enrollment is now available online.

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool, popularly used to complete or correct the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is currently unavailable at www.fafsa.gov. This impacts both the 2016-17 and 2017-18 filing years. Students and parents are now required to complete the income and taxes questions on the FAFSA manually, but the instructions give detailed line-by-line guidance. We are hopeful that the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Education will offer this service again for 2018-19.

2017-18 Financial Aid Award Letters for Incoming Freshmen — Incoming Freshmen will receive email notification about their 2017-18 financial aid award packages by the first week of April.

2017-18 Financial Aid Award Letters for All Returning Students, New Graduate Students, and Transfer Students — All returning students, new graduate students, and transfer students will receive email notification about their 2017-18 financial aid award packages by the first week of June.

Check out the new videos added to the Forms and Resources webpage.

Citizenship and the Constitution — Please check out these videos from the Clemson University Constitution Day panel. They discuss the idea of citizenship and how it has changed over the course of U.S. history.
Part I and  Part II.

Academic Common MarketLearn more information about Academic Common Market and what programs have been approved.

Financial Literacy — The Office of Student Financial Aid has developed a Financial Literacy website which contains information about saving, budgeting, loan repayment options and more. Please check it out and all of the useful tools included.

Financial Aid for Study Abroad Appointment Requests — We have recently updated the online Financial Aid Appointment Request for the Study Abroad Program form. Be aware, appointments book up fast during the fall semester so make sure to schedule one early.

Navigating in iROAR — To view your bill: login to http://iROAR.clemson.edu and select the tab for Student Financial Services and then the following links: Optional Fees (to add a meal plan, etc.) or My Bill. To accept your aid: login to http://iROAR.clemson.edu and select the tab for Financial Aid and the following links: iROAR, Award, Award for Aid Year, Select the applicable "Financial Aid Year", Award Overview, Term and Conditions, and Accept Award Offer.

Students Selected for VerificationWe are currently processing all documents for verification and other information requests in the order they are received. Forms submitted by mail, email, fax, and drop off will show as received in your iROAR account approximately one week after documents arrive at our office. To view outstanding and received documents, please log into your iROAR account and select the Eligibility section under the Financial Aid tab. We will complete the verification process within several weeks of receiving all requested documents.

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