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Financial Aid and Scholarships


Student Financial Aid Forms

The United States Department of Education requires our office to collect certain information from students and parents to make sure that we provide you with the best available award package. 

Form and Document Submission Guidelines

Please only submit documents that are requested or applicable to you. Documents may be submitted to our office via fax, email, postal mail, or in person. Failure to follow the below guidelines for submission to our office will result in delayed processing time.

Fax Submission
  • Include Student's Name and VIP ID on all documents.
  • Personally Identifiable Information (SSN, Date of Birth) must be redacted or removed unless specifically requested by the financial aid office to continue processing your aid.
  • Verify that all documents are legible and the appropriate signatures and dates are included.
  • Make sure that you fax all sides of a document if the document is two or more pages.
  • Send all verification documents and forms to (803) 777-7004.
  • Send all loan documents and forms to (803) 777-3206.
  • Send all other documents and forms to (803) 777-0941.
Email Submission
  • Include Student’s Name and VIP ID on all documents.
  • Please send one PDF, TIF, or JPG file for each document or form. Images much be attached. They cannot be embedded within the body of the email.
  • Personally Identifiable Information (SSN, Date of Birth) must be redacted or removed unless specifically requested by the financial aid office to continue processing your aid.
  • If you are sending a multipage document (ex: a tax return transcript), please do not send each page as a separate attachment, instead scan into a multi-page PDF or TIF file.
  • We cannot accept compressed, zipped, password protected files, and/or login credentials to an FTP site.
  • For Satisfactory Academic Progress documents and forms, please email fasap@mailbox.sc.edu.
  • Send all other documents and forms (i.e. verification, loans) to uscfaid@sc.edu.
Postal Mail Submission
  • Include Student’s Name and VIP ID on all documents.
  • Personally Identifiable Information (SSN, Date of Birth) must be redacted or removed unless specifically requested by the financial aid office to continue processing your aid.
  • Verify that all documents are legible and the appropriate signatures and dates are included.
  • Submit all documents without staples, paperclips, etc.
  • Send all documents to:

Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships

University of South Carolina

1244 Blossom St., Suite 200

Columbia, SC 29208

1244 Blossom Street, Second Floor (Suite 200) Submission
  • Include Student’s Name and VIP ID on all documents.
  • Personally Identifiable Information (SSN, Date of Birth) must be redacted or removed unless specifically requested by the financial aid office to continue processing your aid. 
  • Verify that all documents are legible and the appropriate signatures and dates are included.
  • Submit all documents without staples, paperclips, etc.