Cost of Attendance

Understanding Your Financial Aid Offer

College Cost Transparency Initiative

USF is committed to using the Principles & Standards of the College Cost Transparency Initiative in its student financial aid offer. Access the financial aid award offer sent to your USF email. 

Financial Aid Award Offers are also available in OASIS for you to view. After your aid offer has been generated, an e-mail version of the offer is sent to your USF email. If you are a dependent student for FAFSA filing purposes, an email is sent to the parent listed on the FAFSA informing them that your aid offer is available. 

To view your Financial Aid Offer online:

  1. Log into OASIS
  2. Click on the ‘Financial Aid’ tab
  3. Click the ‘My Award and Loan Information’ link
  4. Select the appropriate ‘Aid Year’ from the drop-down list (ex: 2024-2025 is fall 2024, spring 2025, summer 2025)
  5. Carefully review the information under the ‘General Information’ tab
  6. Click the ‘Award Overview’ to see the list of awards for the school year
  7. Click the ‘Terms and Conditions’ tab to read and accept the Terms and Conditions (required for some grant payments, loans and work study)
    • Click the ‘Accept Award Offer’ tab to accept student loans and/or work study.
    • NOTE: Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions does not obligate you to borrow student loans.  

How to read the email version of your Financial Aid Offer

  1. Retrieve the aid offer from your USF email (Here's a sample)
  2. Review the Award Offer Guide (PDF)

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