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Access Your Financial Aid Award

You can accept or decline your Saint Louis University financial aid awards at by logging into MySLU and navigating to Banner Self-Service. There, you can accept or decline the individual components that make up your financial aid award.

  1. Log into the MySLU portal using your SLUNet ID and password.
    • Trouble logging in? You may be locked out of your account, your password has expired or you have the wrong username or password. Contact SLU IT at 314-977-4000 for assistance. You will need your SLUnet ID, Banner ID, date of birth, home address and last four digits of your social security to verify identity.
  2. Navigate to Banner Self-Service in the "My Apps" section. 
  3. Click on the "Financial Aid" tab at the top. 
  4. Click "Award" from the menu. 
  5. Select "Award Package for Aid Year". 
  6. Select the appropriate aid year from the drop-down menu, and click “Submit.”
    • Summer awards are considered part of the previous aid year (example: Summer 2023 is part of the 2022-2022 aid year.)
  7. Review each tab to learn important information about your financial aid award. Make sure to scroll all the way through and check that you have read and accepted the terms and conditions.
  8. Click the “Accept Award Offer” tab to accept or decline your award. You have several different options:
    • To accept the full amount for all awards, click “Accept Full Amount All Awards.”
    • To accept a partial amount of an award, select that choice in the award decision dropdown box, type in the amount you wish to accept and click “Submit Decision.”
    • To decline an award, select that choice in the award decision dropdown box and click “Submit Decision.”
  9. If you accept a student loan as part of your financial aid award and are a new student borrower, you will also need to complete Loan Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note.