Financial Aid Checklist

  1. Estimate Your Costs
    Use our cost calculator to determine your estimated cost to attend NU and the types of financial aid you may receive.
  2. Submit Financial Aid & FASFA
    Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by Feb. 15, 2022, at 
  3. Review Your Award Notice
    In late January, freshmen who have filed a FAFSA and submitted all requested documents, will receive an official financial aid award letter by mail. This is the only notice that will be sent by mail. All revision notifications will be sent electronically. Students can also view their current award letter at any time on WebAdvisor.
  4. Submit Verification Info
    If selected, plan to submit verification information to Niagara's Financial Aid Office.
  5. Attend A Financial Aid Presentation
    Plan to attend a Niagara financial aid presentation during Niagara’s summer orientation sessions.
  6. Finish & Become a Purple Eagle
    In July, you will receive your first invoice for tuition, fees and campus housing. By mid-August confirm registration, pay any outstanding balance. Then, get ready to become a Purple Eagle!