Student Financial Aid - Carnegie Mellon University

News & Announcements

Activate your FREE SALT account today!

Take advantage of the many benefits the SALT Financial Literacy Program offers and activate your account today. This FREE service is provided to CMU students through the university's partnership with American Student Assistance. Learn more about what SALT can do for you. 

New login process for federal aid websites

The U.S. Department of Education announced a new login process for its federal student aid websites. Students and parents can view these instructions for more information. 

Have you submitted all your financial aid documentation?

If you have not yet submitted all required financial aid documentation, then your financial aid award package cannot be completed and funds will not be timely disbursed to your student account. Carefully review the financial aid instructions to ensure you have completed each step and submitted all required documentation. 

Loan Disbursement Dates

Loan Term Dates Disbursement Dates
2015-2016 Academic Year 8/31/15 - 5/10/16 8/24/15 - 1/4/16
2015 Fall Semester 8/31/15 - 12/21/15 8/24/15
2016 Spring Semester 1/11/16 - 5/10/16 1/4/16