Accepting Financial Aid


Award Letter Instructions

If you were awarded federal financial aid, and/or work-study funds (and need an award letter), please follow the steps below.

logging in to mynmsu

If you don’t have an account, click on the on-screen button that looks like the one below to activate your account.

Click link to activate your account.

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  •  Once you have logged in, under the Quick Link Menu, select Financial Aidstep-2

  • Click the Award Link

click on the award link


  • Once you are on the Awards page, select the Aid Year

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  • On the Aid Year page, select the Aid Year drop down menu.  Click the Submit button.

→ Fall 2015 (Financial Aid Year 2015-2016)

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  • Once you have selected the correct Aid Year, your awards will be displayed as shown.  You must use the drop down menu to Accept, Decline, or remain Undecided.
  • If you accept your award for FALL, the amount request will be split equally between the FALL and SPRING semesters.
  • When you have made your selection, click the Submit Decision button.

award package

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