Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships


News & Events

The Federal CARES Act was signed on March 27, 2020. UNI students that have expenses related to the disruption in campus operations have the ability to apply for CARES Act funding. Learn more about the CARES Act Fund. The priority deadline for funding is May 8, 2020.   

We are asking that any student or family turning in documents to our office send it to our fax number at 319-273-6950. If faxing is unavailable, please mail to the address on the bottom of the form or email them to As a reminder, no personal information such as social security numbers, date of birth, etc., should be sent through email.

We are committed to the safety, health, and success of all students here at UNI. At this time, UNI leadership has encouraged employees to work remotely. Please review the Financial Aid COVID-19 page for information specific to our office, including how to contact us and schedule an appointment. More information on UNI and our work to keep our campus community healthy and safe can be found at

If you're thinking about taking summer classes this year, please contact our office to set up an appointment to review your eligibility. Otherwise, review our summer financial aid information on our website. 

Financial aid awards are available for new, incoming students for the Fall of 2020. Students will receive a mailed postcard and an email notification. Check out a preview of the award mailer! Be sure to submit your 20-21 FAFSA, if you haven't already! Current students will be awarded after Spring 2020 grades are posted.