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Financial Aid Office

FAFSA Simplification and Award Timeline

The priority date for FAFSA is being extended to May 1, 2024. Be sure to complete it by May 1 to be eligible for the maximum amount of aid you qualify for! The FAFSA requires you and your' parents 2022 tax information.

Learn more about the FAFSA Simplification Act and your award timeline »

Our mission in the Financial Aid Office is to assist you and your family in affording the cost of your college education. This is accomplished through the awarding of grants, loans, and student work programs and by providing you with a supportive and comfortable environment where financial aid counselors will work with you in obtaining the necessary funds you may need to attend BSU. The BSU financial aid staff is dedicated to this mission and will be available to assist you throughout your entire college career at Bridgewater.

We have outlined the various types of Financial Aid programs available at BSU which include grants/waiverswork programs, and loans. Our Financial Aid Guide is designed to inform you of some general policies and guidelines that govern the various aid programs. We encourage you to take a moment and read this guide and let the office of financial aid know if you have any questions.

If you need further assistance in the completion of applications or if you have questions or comments regarding the application process, your awards, or the service you receive, please feel free to contact any one of the counselors listed in this guide. Best wishes for a successful year.


Office of Financial Aid Staff

Boyden Hall

Financial Aid Award Guide

The financial aid guide is designed to outline the financial aid programs available at Bridgewater State University and to inform you and your family of general policies and procedures that the financial aid programs require. We encourage you to read this guide and become familiar with its content.