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Prospective Students

Step 1:

GET IN!
Get admitted to Otis! The Financial Aid Office awards students only after they have been admitted.  However, you can start your financial aid application early.

Step 2:

SUBMIT YOUR FAFSA!
Students wishing to receive Federal Financial aid must apply annually by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
The OTIS federal school code is 001251. To learn more about the FAFSA click here.

To sign your FAFSA electronically you will need to create a FSA ID. For dependent students, at least one parent is also required to have a FSA ID.


Step 3:

CHECK YOUR EMAIL!
The Financial Aid Office will email you once your awards are ready and your eligibility has been determined.

If you are selected for a process called Verification, or if any other documentation is needed.
Please note: your financial aid may be delayed if you do not submit the necessary documentation in a timely manner!
 

Step 4:

ACCEPT YOUR AWARDS!
Log into your Otis Self Service account to Accept/Decline your Financial Aid awards.
Be sure to view the Requirements tab to see if you need to submit any other documents.
Please note: your financial aid may be delayed if you do not submit the necessary documentation in a timely manner!

If you are required to submit your tax information you can do so by choosing one of the following options:

Step 5:

LOAN REQUIREMENTS
All Federal Student Loan borrowers must submit the following items:

Entrance Counseling & Master Promissory Note

To learn more about federal loans, please visit StudentAid.gov