Graduate Student Financial Services
Committed to Excellence in Financial Services
The Graduate Student Financial Services (GSFS) Team is dedicated to empowering a new generation of business leaders; through thoughtful financial planning and delivering essential financial literacy support.
Have questions about your program costs and tuition?
For more information or to request an appointment with the Graduate Student Financial Services team, please complete the form below
The Georgia State Payment Plan allows a student to defer payment for up to 50% of the current term’s tuition and mandatory fees OR 50% of their account balance, whichever is less. Housing, meal plans, and parking charges are not eligible to be deferred as part of the payment plan.
Complete all portions of the request form, and sign and date the form in all required sections. Upon submission, please allow 10‐14 business days for your request to be processed. You can monitor your results by logging into your PAWS account. Please select the appropriate award year when accessing the Loan Change Form link below.
Military Outreach Centers at Georgia State University provide support and services that our veterans, service members and military connected family members need as they pursue their academic goals.
Federal regulations (HEA Sec 479A(a)) permit the Office of Student Financial Aid the ability to exercise professional judgment to make adjustments to a student’s annual estimated Cost of Attendance (budget) if a special or extenuating circumstance(s) exists that has a significant financial impact on the existing budget. A student has the ability to submit a Budget Appeal along with supporting documentation to request a reevaluation to adjust certain components in the budget.
Please click on the Budget Appeal Forms option for the appropriate aid year per the link below.
Complete the FAFSA® (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) form to apply for financial aid for college, career school, or graduate school.
A review of your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) indicates that the Social Security Administration (SSA) or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) could not confirm the citizenship status you reported on the FAFSA within their database. Your financial aid eligibility cannot be determined until this discrepancy has been resolved. Please complete all required sections of this form.
Please click on the Citizenship Status Verification Forms option for the appropriate aid year per the link below.
Financial Literacy is the knowledge gained to implement the most effective and successful money management practices. Financial Literacy is vital for an individuals’ professional and personal growth.
In some departments within the Robinson College of Business, graduate assistantships are available to graduate students. These positions are very competitive therefore availability is limited. For more information on eligibility requirements and how to apply please access the link below.
If you are 62 years of age or over and would like to resume, continue or begin a college education, you are considered a GSU-62 applicant. This program is designated to allow eligible applicants to register for college-level courses for credit or audit on a space-available basis.
This appeal is an opportunity to petition for reinstatement of financial aid eligibility after failing to meet Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy standards.
The steps below must be followed to appeal for reinstatement of financial aid:
1. Review all information provided on this form.
2. Provide documentation of the mitigating circumstance.
3. Visit your campus University Advisement Center to obtain and develop an Academic Improvement Program form.
4. Sign in to http://PAWS.gsu.edu and click on Panther Answer to Submit A Ticket to attach a copy of:
a. Your completed and signed SAP Appeal form, and b. Documentation of the mitigating circumstance(s), and c. A completed Academic Improvement Program