The Georgia College Office of Financial Aid will contact newly admitted students via U.S. mail if verification documents are needed to complete the financial aid file. Returning students will be sent an e-mail of needed documents, but we encourage you to follow the steps described below to check the status of your FAFSA application:
Check Status of Financial Aid
- Go to http://paws.gcsu.edu
- Enter User Name and Password; then Login
- From the Main Menu, select “Student and Financial Aid”
- Select” Financial Aid”
- Select “Check Financial Aid Status”
- Select the appropriate aid year
- Review the status of your financial aid
Students will receive an e-mail notification detailing how to check their Financial Aid awards once their complete file has been reviewed for aid.
View Your Awards
To view your online award letter, please follow the steps described below:
To view your bill, or pay your bill online, please follow the steps described below or view the tutorial: View eBill Tutorial
Students may check the status of the FAFSA online at FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid or by using the Department of Education's automated system (touch tone phone required) at 1-800-4FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) and selecting option #1. Students who do not wish to use the automated system or who have a rotary phone should call 319-337-5665.
If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office.