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Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid! Our staff members are here to help you and your family understand the various financial aid programs that are available to assist you in meeting your educational expenses at USC Aiken.

Approximately 90% of our students receive some type of financial aid - including state, federal, institutional and outside awards. On this site, you'll find information about scholarships, grants, loans, and student employment, as well as links to external sources to help you. We encourage you to consider and pursue all of the financial assistance opportunities that are available to you. Feel free to contact us if you have questions. 

Financial aid : Contact Us


Office of Financial Aid
102 Penland Administration Building
471 University Parkway, Aiken, SC 29801



Phone : 803-641-3476

Fax : 803-643-6840





Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Helpful Links

It's Time to File Your FAFSA!

File the 2019-2020 FAFSA at

Federal School Code 003449

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

Allows students and parents to populate the FAFSA with their tax information directly from the IRS.

IRS Data Retrieval

IRS Tax Return Transcript

If your FAFSA is selected for a process called verification, you may have to request a Tax Return Transcript from the IRS.

Tax Return Transcript

IRS Verification of Nonfiling

If your FAFSA is selected for a process called verification, you may have to request a Verification of Non-Filing from the IRS.

Verification of Nonfiling (line 7)

Pell Grant Lifetime Eligibility

Federal law limits the duration of Federal Pell Grant eligibility to 12 semesters or 600% Lifetime Eligibility of Pell Grant.

Federal Pell Grant LEU