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Office of Financial Aid

Henry administration building

Spring 2019 Refunds

The enrollment review process, disbursements and initiating of refunds begins on Monday, February 18, 2019. This is an ongoing process. Please check your account for verification that your funds have disbursed. If you have a credit on your account, your refunds should take approximately 10-14 business days.

It’s that time again - time to file your 2019-2020 FAFSA!

  • For students attending college in 2019-2020 (Fall 2019/Spring 2020) the Free Application for Federal Student Aid is available beginning October 1
  • Student/parent(s) will use 2017 income information to complete the application
  • Don’t forget to add BSU’s school code 002062

Note: We recommend the use of the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which allows for automatic transfer of federal tax return data, and helps cut down on errors while greatly reducing your chances of being selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education.

Bowie State University is dedicated to offering  you information about financial assistance

Our office is located in the Henry Administration Building, Suite 1100. Our regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.  You can reach us by telephone at 301-860-3540, or send us an email at

The process of applying for aid can seem complicated and time consuming, and we want to make it a pleasant experience for you. Our site includes an overview of the aid programs offered at the University and how to apply. Financial aid policies may change because of federal regulations or University decisions; therefore, some information on this site may change as we are committed to providing you the most current information .

We look forward to helping you meet your educational goals and wish you success.