How to accept your financial aid award?

You can request aid for the summer term and accept, decline or revise your financial aid offer by completing the following steps:

  • Go to MyOregonState and login to your student portal using your ONID username and password
  • Select the 'Finances' tab
  • Select the 'Financial Aid' link on the right
    • Additional requirements/documents/forms are listed on the home page under 'Student Requirements' in red.

Need financial aid for the Summer term?

Click on 'View Questions' under Responses Required section and answer 3-questions about the summer term or complete the Enrollment Revision form and upload on your financial aid file or email it to Then accept your financail aid offer:

  • Select the 'Award Offer' tab to view and accept your financial aid offer
  • Review and agree to the Terms & Conditions
  • Report your outside scholarships on the 'Resources' tab


  • You may accept all or a portion of aid awarded to you.
  • You are not required to accept the maximum loan amount offered to you. To borrow a lesser amount, indicate the total amount of loan you wish to borrow for the academic year in the box next to the loan. When deciding what amount to accept, please note that your loans must be divided up equally throughout the academic year. 
  • If you are a first-time borrower, you must complete the following online modules at
  • You must complete the Student Loan Acknowledgement each year
  • You must enroll in at least 6 credits each term to receive federal student aid. The waitlisted courses do not count for financial aid hours.
  • You must register by the Financial Aid Census Date each term. The courses added after the census date cannot be used for financial aid hours.