Step 2 - Apply

  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Available Oct 1st each year. (Apply early: Priority Date is December 15th).
    • Contact the Financial Aid Office at Southern Miss when you receive your Valid Student Aid Report.
    • Students selected for verification by the Federal Aid Program will need to submit additional information.
  • Mississippi Residents may apply for state aid, such as the MS Tuition Assistance Grant (MTAG) and the MS Eminent Scholars Grant (MESG), at the MS Office of Student Financial Aid Website


Note: New and transfer students for the spring semester must complete a spring application.

All students attending the summer semester must complete a summer application.