University of South Carolina

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Important Information & News

Online IRS Tax Transcript Request Process Temporarily Unavailable

Due to a recent data breach at the IRS, the online tax transcript request process, known as "Get Transcript" is temporarily unavailable. Students needing to submit tax transcripts to our office must use the IRS Data Retrieval process within FAFSA on the Web, or request a tax transcript by mail. Please carefully consider the additional time needed to receive a tax transcript by mail.

Replacement of Federal Student Aid PIN

The Federal Student Aid PIN, used to access and sign the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, apply for PLUS loans, and complete loan entrance counseling/promissory notes, is being replaced by a new FSA ID. Click here to learn more.

Complete Your 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The FAFSA is available now at Be sure to complete your FAFSA as soon as possible to be considered for the best aid package and to allow for timely notification of your eligibility. The school code is 003448.