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Application Process

The FAFSA is the primary application used by students to apply for financial aid. The application can be completed at Income information from the year 2020 is required to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA. This application is available for Fall semester 2022, Spring semester 2023, and Summer semester 2023. 

The Federal School Code for MGA is 001581.

Selecting the Correct Application

The US Dept of Education has provided the chart below to help students determin which application to complete.

Student's Enrollment Period Application to be Completed Tax Information Required
July 1, 2022 - June 30, 2023
(Fall 2022, Spring 2023, Summer 2023)
2022-2023 FAFSA 2020
July 1, 2023 - June 30, 2024
(Fall 2023, Spring 2024, Summer 2024)
2023-2024 FAFSA 2021

Payment Deadline

The payment deadlines for Summer semester 2023 are as follows: 

Early Registration: May 10, 2023 (Students who registered on or before May 10) 
Late Registration: May 24, 2023 (Students who registered after May 10) 

Please be sure to check your account balance and financial aid awards in SWORDS to ensure that your registration is secured. Students will have their classes cancelled for non-payment if the balance is not paid in full.

If your financial aid offer is not sufficient to cover tuition and fees consider the following payment alternatives:

  1. Enroll in Bursar Office Payment Plan if applicable for your term of enrollment:
  2. Apply for Alternative Student Loans:

Transfer Student Information

  • If you are transferring to Middle Georgia State University and have already completed a FAFSA for 2022-2023, you only need to add our school to your application. The federal school code is 001581.
  • If you only want to receive the Hope or Zell Miller Scholarship, complete the GSFAPPS at and list Middle Georgia State University as a receiving school for the application.

Transient Student Information

If you are planning to attend MGA as a Transient Student, please begin the process to receive financial aid at your home school. After your status has been reviewed, your home school will communicate with our financial aid office regarding your eligibility. Don’t delay, if you are registered for classes, regardless of your status, you will need to pay your fees by the payment deadline. Please click the following link and select “Transient Student” for more details:

Financial Aid Available in the MGA Campus Store

Remember: To use financial aid to purchase books and supplies, your financial aid file has to be complete, aid must be authorized, and a student must have remaining aid after all tuition and fees have been paid.


After all tuition and fees have been paid and attendance verified for students enrolled, the Bursar’s Office will begin issuing refunds. Please click here for the most current information related to the first date of disbursement for the upcoming semester:

Additional Information:

Student Loans

Verification: If your FAFSA was selected for verification, this process will need to be completed prior to your file being completed. These directions will assist you with creating your account on Campus Logic and uploading the required information.

Frequently Asked Questions: If you are question has not been answered on this page, please visit our FAQ page for more information.

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