Office of Student Financial Aid


We are here to assist you in securing a quality education without missing an opportunity because of any financial situation. We work to provide you with the best scholarship, grant, student employment, and loan options available. We encourage you to begin this process as early as possible to ensure that you receive maximum consideration for the aid for which you may qualify.

News and Alerts

The new 2021-22 FAFSA is now available

The 2021-22 FAFSA opened October 1, 2020, at At Athens State, this is for assistance with Fall 2021, Spring 2022, and Summer 2022. Why complete the FAFSA early? Some Federal and State grants are offered first-come, first-served based on the day you completed the FAFSA - so act fast! Remember to use your 2019 Federal Tax Information using the IRS Data Retrieval tool (which is a part of the FAFSA!) School code: 001008

We are still accepting 2020-21 FAFSAs

Complete your 2020-21 FAFSA for aid consideration in Fall 2020, Spring 2021, and Summer 2021. This FAFSA uses your 2018 Federal Tax Information using the IRS Data Retrieval tool (which is a part of the FAFSA!) School code: 001008

Let’s meet on your time

Schedule a time to meet with us that best works for your busy schedule. We look forward to assisting you!

Please take this opportunity to review our financial aid information presented online. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of Student Financial Aid. You may contact us by phone, in person or by email. Staff are available to assist you during our normal office hours listed below. Printed information is available on request.

Location: Sandridge Student Center, Suite G21 (First Floor)
Office Hours: 8:00am (CT) – 4:30pm (CT) Monday – Friday
Phone: (256) 233-8122 or (800) 522-0272
Fax: (256) 233-8178

Federal School Code: Athens State University – 001008

Please note: Office hours are subject to change due to campus events and circumstances beyond our control. Most financial aid processing can be handled without a trip to campus. We recommend you confirm our hours before traveling long distances to the campus.