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Online Tools

Get quick financial aid assistance with these helpful online tools. All documents can be accessed by an electronic device.


Helpful Guides

Name Description
myNMSU Instruction Guide Quick instructions to navigating the Financial Aid section on myNMSU. This includes reviewing semester awards, requirements, student account balance, and academic progress.
Guide to Financial Aid  A one-stop-guide to help with financial aid account. From navigating myNMSU, to setting up your direct deposit, and external scholarship opportunities.
Scanning Documents with A Cell Phone or Tablet Don’t fall behind with submitting your financial aid documents. Utilize this guide to upload clear and accessible documents.
Instructions to Scheduling a Virtual Appointment A guide on how to schedule an appointment with your assigned Financial Aid Advisor.

Financial Aid Videos

Name Description
How to Read Your College Financing Plan   A detailed video in understanding the NMSU Financing Plan that provides students with their student budget and annual awards.
How to Create an FSA ID Federal Student Aid for students and parents on how to create a Federal Student Aid account.
Updates to the myStudentAid Mobile App A quick review of the myStudentAid app and the information it provides for your Federal Student Aid account.

Financial Aid External Resources

Loan Counseling Resources with ECMC Solutions NMSU is partnered with ECMC Solutions to help students receive counseling on repayment plans and options that can help with their financial situation.
Repayment Plan Comparison – ECMC
A detailed comparison of repayment options for Federal Student Loans.
Loan Simulator
A federal student loan repayment calculator to help you find the best repayment option for your situation.
Resources from the Office of Federal Student Aid The office of Federal Student Aid provides publications, fact sheets, online tools, and other resources to help you prepare and pay for college or career school.
Recursos de la Oficina de Ayuda Federal Para Estudiantes La oficina de Ayuda Federal para Estudiantes cuenta con publicaciones, hojas informativas, herramientas en línea y otros recursos que le ayudarán a prepararse y a pagar la universidad o el instituto profesional.