For Parents and Family

Navigating Financial Aid

Welcome! We are excited that your student has decided to join the Mountaineer community. Many Appalachian families are actively involved in their student's lives, especially when it involves college finances. The Office of Student Financial Aid exists to help your student understand and maximize their financial aid options. We encourage you to read through our website for information and helpful resources. 


Paying for College

Need to know how to pay for college or not sure what types of aid are available? Click here to learn about your options.




The Financial Aid Process

You've completed the FAFSA and applied for Scholarships. What's next?

Accessing Student Information

Due to FERPA guidelines, Appalachian State cannot release information - even to parents - without student permission. Learn how to gain authorized access to financial aid and billing information here

Additional Resources

Find helpful resources for other departments and topics by clicking here