As of today, October 17 2017, MSU has offered

51,324 students

a total amount of over


in financial aid for Fall 2017 and Spring 2018!

If you completed the 2017-18 FAFSA, you may view your awards in StuInfo. Just click on the "Financial Aid (check your aid)" link and choose the 2017-18 aid year.

Important Dates & Reminders


  • Apply for financial aid by completing the FAFSA.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • The Office of Financial Aid advising hours will be opening late on Wednesday, October 18th. Walk-in hours will be 10:30 AM to 4:45 PM. Please call 517-353-5940 or send us a message if you need to reach us before 10:30 AM. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Loan Fee Decreases

Beginning October 1st, 2017, the loan origination fee for federal student loans will decrease as a result of the federal budget sequestration. This change impacts new loans that are first disbursed on or after October 1st, 2017. The origination fee for Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans will decrease from 1.069% to 1.066%. The origination fee for Parent PLUS and Grad PLUS will decrease from 4.276% to 4.264%.

Net Price Calculator

The Office of Financial Aid provides a net price calculator for prospective freshmen to help them estimate the actual "price" of MSU after subtracting any grants and scholarships for which they may be eligible.

Security Reminder

You must setup your security questions in StuInfo if you wish to discuss your financial aid over the phone with our staff.