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Financial Aid Information

Eastern Kentucky University is closely monitoring the developments surrounding the COVID-19 virus in the world, the nation and Kentucky. University leadership is meeting regularly to develop responses to a rapidly changing situation. Our highest priority is to protect the well-being of our students, faculty, staff and the community. For that reason, EKU is enacting several measures to help mitigate the likelihood of transmission and the spread of the virus. Please visit our COVID website to get the latest information from EKU.

Big E Central has enacted measures to continue to serve our students. When in-person traffic is closed, students can reach a financial aid representative via phone Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 5:00pm by calling 859-622-2361. We can also be reached by email at or by scheduling a virtual appointment. Thank you! 

The 2023-24 FAFSA is Available Now!

Students should complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA to apply for financial aid for the Fall 2023 semester.

Go to to complete your FAFSA today. Be sure to include EKU’s school code – 001963.

FAFSA’s website will guide you through the process of applying for aid. You must have a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID and password to complete the FAFSA. Remember, you and your parent must sign in with your FSA ID and password. Information is available on the Federal Student Aid website. Please remember this is a new way to sign the FAFSA form effective May, 2015.

*NEW* FAFSA Phone App

You can now complete your FAFSA on your mobile phone. Select a link below to download the app.

Google Play

Apple App Store

***You may still complete your FAFSA even if you have NOT filed taxes. After filing, sign into your FAFSA and UPDATE your tax information by using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.

Remember you can review your financial aid information anytime by logging in to your myEKU account.

Questions? Contact Big E Central at 859-622-2361 or