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Financial Aid

Invest In A Lasting Foundation

A university education requires significant investments of time, effort and money. To help you get the education you deserve, the financial aid and scholarship experts at Slippery Rock University are here to help. We strive to make the financial aspects of paying for college as simple and straightforward as possible.

Options Designed For You

To make your Slippery Rock University education both affordable and convenient, we offer a wide range of payment options and services:

  • MySRU is the online portal for course scheduling, checking grades and financial aid awards and paying your bill.
  • Our Installment Payment Plan allows you to split each semester’s bill into three or four equal payments.
  • The Rock Dollars debit card is accepted campus wide, from the bookstore and dining halls to vending machines and laundry services.

Mastering the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the first step in applying for financial aid. All students must complete the FAFSA annually.

  • Visit: to complete the FAFSA.
  • If you are unable to file electronically, a paper FAFSA may be obtained from the U.S. Department of Education by calling 800.4.FEDAID.
  • Complete the FAFSA after Jan. 1 of the year you plan to enroll. We strongly recommend you file before March 15 to receive early aid information. Pennsylvania residents must complete the FAFSA before May 1 for Pennsylvania State Grant consideration.
  • Please include the SRU Federal School Code 003327 on your FAFSA.