University of South Carolina

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Important Information & News

Complete Your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

On January 1, 2015, the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid became available online 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.

Spring 2015 Financial Aid Student Accounts

Spring 2015 financial aid will begin appearing on student accounts as "paid" beginning on the evening of January 3, 2015. Prior to January 3, 2015, financial aid awards will appear as "authorized." Authorized aid requires no additional steps, and will appear as paid automatically beginning January 3, 2015..

2014-2015 - Students Admittted for Spring 2015

On November 6, 2014 we will begin making 2014-2015 financial aid awards for students admitted for the Spring 2015 term. Those awards will appear on Self-Service Carolina (SSC) and an email will be sent to each award recipient's USC email address. If you have been admitted for the Spring 2015 term, be sure to review our financial aid checklists for helpful information and tips.