How to Apply

Students must complete and submit an application called the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA may be completed online at

Students and one parent (if providing parent information) should obtain a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA ID). The FSA ID allows students (and parents) to sign the FAFSA electronically, to access, or to correct the processed FAFSA information. Apply for a FSA ID at

When completing the application, students must indicate Dickinson State University as a college they plan to attend. The code for Dickinson State University is 002989.

By completing the FAFSA application, students will automatically be considered for federal, state, and campus-based financial aid programs.