Financial Checklist

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Complete these steps for a stress-free registration day.

Step 1—(New student only)

Get accepted and be notified on your scholarship.

Step 2

Fill out the FAFSA (click here). 

  • The fastest way is the IRS Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA.
  • Union's school code is: 002563.

Step 3

Complete the Union College online My Financial Aid questionnaire. You'll be prompted by email to access your Portal account once you've been accepted.

  • When you've logged into Portal, click "My Financial Aid," then click on the "Apply Online" tab to complete the questionnaire.
  • If you have not gotten the Portal instructions after being accepted, double check that we have your correct email address (see contact us below). 

Step 4

Confirm details in My Financial Aid. Once your FAFSA and questionnaire have been received and processed, you will be notified of your awards, aid eligibity and payment plan by email.

  • On the My Financial Aid portion in the Portal, click on "Accept/Decline Awards" to accept, decline or revise your financial awards.

Step 5

Finish all other financial paperwork. Complete and sign any additional items listed under the "To Do" tab in My Financial Aid.

Step 6

Make your first payment at

  • Your $100 non-refundable confirmation deposit will allow you to start registering for classes. It will be automatically applied to your first month's payment.
    • Nursing students pay a $250 confirmation deposit for application fees. Students accepted to the nursing program do not pay the $100 confirmation deposit which is applied to the first month's payment.  
    • Graduate students who get into the PA program do not pay the confirmation deposit.
  • The first payment for spring semester is due by January 3.
  • The first payment for fall semester is due by August 1
  • Whenever these deadlines are a Saturday, the deadline is moved two days—to Monday. 

Returning student deadlines

  • All students must have their balance paid in full before they can complete registration for the next semester.
  • Since there are limited funds, you must complete the FAFSA and financial questionnaire by May 15, 2017 to renew your full scholarship for the 2017-2018 year.


  • Not sure if you're accepted or having trouble logging into Portal? Contact the Enrollment office at 402.486.2504 or enroll [at]
  • Have questions about your payment plan or fiancial information? Contact Student Financial Services at 402.486.2505 or sfs [at]