Current Undergraduate Students

Your Financial Aid How-To Guide

Figuring out how to keep paying your college bills can be overwhelming. But that’s why we’re here — to help take away some of the anxiety.

REMEMBER: You have to re-apply for financial aid and re-submit the FAFSA each academic year.

Check out these clear, simple steps for applying for financial aid, maintaining the aid you’ve received and navigating the process. And remember, we’re just a phone call or email away if you have questions.

If you’re an international student, visit our pages just for you.

1
Explore types of aid
Learn the basic types of financial aid that are available to you.
2
File the FAFSA
If you want aid, you have to file the FAFSA. It wil get easier since information from previous years will automatically populate the application.
3
Apply for Scholarships
Some of your scholarships may renew automatically. But if you need more aid, it's always worth applying for more scholarships. Plenty are available for continuing students.
4
Accept Aid
Refresh your memory on how to find your financial aid offer, how to accept it and how funds are paid out to you.
5
Maintain Aid
Learn more about the requirements for maintaining your financial aid. Find out what to do if you have a tough semester academically or if your financial circumstances change.
6
Your Summer To-Do List
Review our checklist to make sure you've done everything you need to do regarding your financial aid before the next semester starts.

Have Questions?

Ask Rocket Solution Central.

Rocket Solution Central — or RSC — is your one-stop answer shop for financial aid questions.

Call 419.530.8700
Monday - Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Visit 1200 Rocket Hall
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

No need to wait in line. Register through Rocket Q ahead of time or when you arrive. You'll receive wait-time updates and be notified when it's your turn.

Register by texting "University of Toledo" to 419.419.3430 or by entering your information online.

Rocket Financial Wellness Center

We could all use some help managing our money. Explore this site built in partnership with Huntington Bank. You’ll find simple, helpful tools to improve your money management skills ― whether you’re a high school student, undergraduate or upperclassman ready to graduate.

  • How to pay for college
  • Managing student loans
  • Making a budget
  • And more
Visit the Rocket Financial Wellness Center
Last Updated: 6/28/21