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What is the KEY to federal financial aid? File your 2020-2021 FAFSA October 1, 2019!

The free application for federal student aid (FAFSA) for 2020-2021 is now open! Be sure to download the myStudentAid app (Federal Student Aid) for ease in filing your FAFSA (available October 1st). Also, don’t forget to use the IRS data retrieval tool!  If you need assistance with filing your FAFSA, call or come by the Student Aid Office on the ground floor of Palmer Hall!


Once you’ve been admitted to the University of Montevallo, the next step is figuring out what options you have for paying for your education.

Whether you’re trying to discover if you’re eligible for grants, searching for a work-study position, or interested in taking out student loans, you can fill out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and determine your financial aid package. No matter what economic background you come from, there’s always an opportunity to get financial assistance while pursuing an education at UM.

Our goal is to assist students and their families in financing the costs associated with attending the University of Montevallo. The staff in our Student Aid Office are here to make the financial aid process as easy as possible.

The Student Aid Office has compiled detailed information and guidelines throughout the following webpages. Please take time to carefully read all the information provided. This information will serve as a guide to help you navigate through the process.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Student Aid Orientation Presentation 2020-21

2020-21 FAFSA launches October 1, 2019, you will use your 2018 tax information, there is no need to update it after filing your 2019 taxes.