MI Student Aid

MI Student Aid MI Student Aid is Michigan's go-to financial aid resource. Whether its scholarships or grants, we help to make college Accessible, Achievable & Attainable!

The Office of Postsecondary Financial Planning (OPFP), also known as MI Student Aid, is located in Michigan Department of Treasury and encourages students to pursue postsecondary education by providing equality of access to student financial resources and information. Through the administration of various student financial assistance programs, students receive the guidance and funding necessary to pursue their educational goals. The OPFP strives to help students from birth to beyond college graduation. Let us help you with funding, tools, and resources on how you can afford college in Michigan. *Anyone that participates in any contests or sweepstakes on this page automatically agree to a complete Release of Facebook from any or all liability in connection with any contest. Participants also automatically agree to a complete Release of the Department of Treasury (or any entity within the department) from any or all liability in connection with any contest.

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Another FAFSA Friday! The 2021-22 application is open now and can be completed on fafsa.gov
10/23/2020

Another FAFSA Friday! The 2021-22 application is open now and can be completed on fafsa.gov

Federal Student Aid
10/22/2020

Federal Student Aid

We love pumpkin spice lattes too, but sadly, they don’t count as a school-related expense.
Learn about what does count as a valid expense: https://bit.ly/34kaTVC

REMINDER - FAFSA Bootcamps today! There is still time to register! https://bit.ly/3kihV2N
10/21/2020

REMINDER - FAFSA Bootcamps today! There is still time to register! https://bit.ly/3kihV2N

“How do I answer this question on the FAFSA® form?” 🤔
Tune into one of these live demonstrations as we go through the 2021–22 FAFSA® form line-by-line. Register at: https://bit.ly/2T61hrp

Haven't filled out your FAFSA yet and need some extra help? Sign up for a bootcamp! The sessions are with subject matter...
10/20/2020

Haven't filled out your FAFSA yet and need some extra help? Sign up for a bootcamp! The sessions are with subject matter experts from Federal Student Aid focused on information designed to help participants learn about the federal financial aid process and how to complete the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA® form).
This bootcamp is ideal for students, parents, guidance counselors, college access professionals, and other members of the financial aid community.

“How do I answer this question on the FAFSA® form?” 🤔
Tune into one of these live demonstrations as we go through the 2021–22 FAFSA® form line-by-line. Register at: https://bit.ly/2T61hrp

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
10/19/2020

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

#FuturesForFrontliners and #SkillsToWork support Michigan’s goal to increase the number of working-age adults with a skill certificate or college degree from 45% today to 60% by 2030. Get started today! #Sixtyby30
☑️: Michigan.gov/SkillsToWork
☑️: Michigan.gov/Frontliners

Another #FAFSAFriday to address more myths with creating your FSA ID! Students and parents need to use separate informat...
10/16/2020

Another #FAFSAFriday to address more myths with creating your FSA ID! Students and parents need to use separate information when creating their FSA ID.

Having FSA ID issues? Check this out!
10/15/2020

Having FSA ID issues? Check this out!

Was there a hyphen? Did it end in 7 or 9? 🤔
If you forgot your username and password (FSA ID), here’s how you can recover it 👇 https://bit.ly/34Zs0va

Better Make Room
10/14/2020

Better Make Room

Filling out FAFSA and wondering what all those words really mean? 🤔 Here’s a breakdown of terms that FAFSA, schools, and students commonly use when it comes to finances! Oh, and here’s your daily reminder to fill out the FAFSA 🗣️

Federal Student Aid
10/13/2020

Federal Student Aid

The 2021–22 FAFSA® form is now available! If you’re filling it out for the first time, keep these FAQs in mind ⬇️ https://bit.ly/2Gy786f

Our next FAFSA Friday once again covers the FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, both you and your parent will need a...
10/09/2020

Our next FAFSA Friday once again covers the FSA ID. If you are a dependent student, both you and your parent will need an FSA ID. They need to be separate FSA ID's. Create one at fsaid.ed.gov

A great way to remind yourself of this is to remember that the first "f" in FAFSA is "Free."
10/08/2020

A great way to remind yourself of this is to remember that the first "f" in FAFSA is "Free."

There’s no cost associated with filling out the FAFSA® form. Learn more about student aid scams: https://bit.ly/3jFWHf4

Federal Student Aid
10/07/2020

Federal Student Aid

If your or your family’s financial situation has changed since 2019, you may be able to receive an aid adjustment. Learn more: https://bit.ly/33yIbQw

10/06/2020
Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Aid

Completing the 2021–22 FAFSA® form?
Here’s the truth about some common misconceptions. fafsa.gov

If you haven't heard, the 2021-2022 FAFSA is now open! That means the return of our FAFSA Fridays. The first one of the ...
10/02/2020

If you haven't heard, the 2021-2022 FAFSA is now open! That means the return of our FAFSA Fridays. The first one of the season is about creating a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID. Create yours to complete your FAFSA at fsaid.ed.gov

10/01/2020
FAFSA is open!

It's official! The 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is now available at fafsa.gov! Fill out your application as soon as possible to make sure you get the most financial aid!

More resources for your FAFSA prep!
09/30/2020

More resources for your FAFSA prep!

Not every family looks the same. If you need help figuring out who counts as your “parent” when you complete your FAFSA® form next month, take a look. 👇 https://bit.ly/3jhzEXH

It's almost FAFSA time! Federal Student Aid is hosting a webinar TODAY for students, parents, and college access profess...
09/29/2020

It's almost FAFSA time! Federal Student Aid is hosting a webinar TODAY for students, parents, and college access professionals who are interested in what’s new with the 2021–22 FAFSA form. Register here https://bit.ly/3jrK4Et

Federal Student Aid
09/29/2020

Federal Student Aid

Don’t be late for our very important date. ⏰ Here’s when the 2021–22 FAFSA® form will become available 👇 fafsa.gov

An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your...
09/28/2020

An FSA ID is a username and password that gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature. Do you have yours? If not, create one now to ensure a smooth FAFSA process. https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm

FAFSA season is right around the corner, we recommend taking this month to prepare and get organized. We covered the FAF...
09/26/2020

FAFSA season is right around the corner, we recommend taking this month to prepare and get organized. We covered the FAFSA in Episode 3 of our Lounge and Learn Series on Facebook, it's a great time to go back and check it out! https://bit.ly/2QOmxAI

Class of 2020! If you're eligible for TIP and haven't completed your application, it's not too late. You can complete it...
09/25/2020

Class of 2020! If you're eligible for TIP and haven't completed your application, it's not too late. You can complete it by calling 1-888-447-2687 or by creating a MiSSG Student Portal account at michigan.gov/tipsenior. **The deadline has been extended to August 31, 2021!**

Federal Student Aid
09/24/2020

Federal Student Aid

It’s never too early to start filling out scholarship applications. These tips can help 👇
Find more at https://bit.ly/3jZxex2

Undergraduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution and working towards a certificate, diplom...
09/22/2020

Undergraduate students enrolled at a private or public educational institution and working towards a certificate, diploma, or associate's degree or a first-time bachelor’s degree are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship! The deadline to apply is 9/30/20, more information can be found by visiting https://bit.ly/3ck6Gnx

Students enrolled at a public community college & working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s l...
09/21/2020

Students enrolled at a public community college & working towards a certificate, diploma, or degree at the associate’s level or a first-time bachelor’s level are eligible to apply for a $5,000 scholarship! Deadline to apply is 9/30/20! For more info visit https://bit.ly/342wSzp

Federal Student Aid
09/18/2020

Federal Student Aid

A lot has changed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency, but one thing that hasn’t? The FAFSA® form 👇 fafsa.gov

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
09/16/2020

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

#FuturesForFrontliners and #SkillsToWork support Michigan’s goal to increase the number of working-age adults with a skill certificate or college degree from 45% today to 60% by 2030. Get started today! #Sixtyby30
☑️: Michigan.gov/SkillsToWork
☑️: Michigan.gov/Frontliners

In case you haven't heard, September is College Savings Month! Michigan Education Trust (MET) will be offering new ways ...
09/15/2020

In case you haven't heard, September is College Savings Month! Michigan Education Trust (MET) will be offering new ways to learn about the MET program. Join them in a virtual meeting room anytime between 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. on September 17 for a virtual, drop-in enrollment and information session. You can speak with staff members directly about your college savings questions. Sign up here https://bit.ly/3hNn2a2

Class of 2020! If you believe you might be eligible for the Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) and still haven't given us a...
09/14/2020

Class of 2020! If you believe you might be eligible for the Tuition Incentive Program (TIP) and still haven't given us a call, please do so. Those who are eligible and do not complete their application by August 31, 2021, will forfeit their eligibility. Call today 1-888-447-2687!

FAFSA season is right around the corner, we recommend taking this month to prepare and get organized. We covered the FAF...
09/11/2020

FAFSA season is right around the corner, we recommend taking this month to prepare and get organized. We covered the FAFSA in Episode 3 of our Lounge and Learn Series on Facebook, it's a great time to go back and check it out! https://bit.ly/2QOmxAI

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
09/11/2020

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

#FuturesForFrontliners and #SkillsToWork support Michigan’s goal to increase the number of working-age adults with a skill certificate or college degree from 45% today to 60% by 2030. Get started today! #Sixtyby30

🟢: Michigan.gov/SkillsToWork
🔵: Michigan.gov/Frontliners

09/10/2020
Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

Governor Gretchen Whitmer, along with leaders in education, business, labor and workforce development, today launched the nation’s first program offering tuition-free college to an estimated 625,000 Michiganders who provided essential, frontline services during COVID-19 Stay Home, Stay Safe orders between April – June 2020. Get started at Michigan.gov/Frontliners #FuturesforFrontliners

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity
09/09/2020

Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity

Be the first to find out when the Futures for Frontliners application opens and to learn more about the program. Subscribe to our Futures for Frontliners updates. ➡️ https://bit.ly/35s0cSd #FuturesForFrontliners

Federal Student Aid
09/08/2020

Federal Student Aid

Hey, parents! Got a senior in high school? You can help set them up for success with these tips 👇 https://bit.ly/327YKCs

Have you completed your 2020 Census? If not, it's not too late! It only takes a few minutes to complete and your answers...
09/04/2020

Have you completed your 2020 Census? If not, it's not too late! It only takes a few minutes to complete and your answers are confidential. To complete the form online, or for more information, visit https://2020census.gov/en.html You can also find more information on the U.S. Census Bureau page.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application opens in less than a month! Are you prepared? If you ha...
09/03/2020

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application opens in less than a month! Are you prepared? If you have questions, or need a refresher, here is a short video with some tips. https://youtu.be/fz9j-g1FIHQ

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430 W Allegan St
Lansing, MI
48933

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Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

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(888) 447-2687

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MI Student Aid, is located within the Michigan Department of Treasury and encourages students to pursue postsecondary education by providing equality of access to student financial resources and information. Through the administration of various student financial assistance programs, students receive the guidance and funding necessary to pursue their educational goals.

MI Student Aid strives to help students from birth to beyond college graduation. Let us help you with funding, tools, and resources on how you can afford college in Michigan!


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