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Student Financial Services

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Services within the Saint Louis University School of Medicine is to assist you in identifying and providing resources to meet the costs associated with medical school.

Aid Periods and Disbursement Dates

The dates below represent the loan periods for each level in the school of medicine. Disbursement dates, as shown, represent the earliest loans may be disbursed. Actual student start date and pace of credit hour completion may cause a delay to these dates.

All first-time borrowers must complete Federal Entrance Counseling and the Master Promissory Note (MPN) before loan funds can be disbursed. To ensure timely receipt of your student loan refunds, update your address or sign up for Direct Deposit via the mySLU portal.

2022-2023 Aid Periods and Beginning Disbursement Dates
  Start End First Disbursement Second Disbursement
Class of 2023 (M4) June 27, 2022 May 14, 2023 June 17, 2022 Jan. 2, 2023
Class of 2024 (M3) July 5, 2022 June 25, 2023 June 25, 2022 Jan. 6, 2023
Class of 2025 (M2) July 25, 2022 June 25, 2023 July 15, 2022 Jan. 2, 2023
Class of 2026 (M1) Aug. 4, 2022 June 5, 2023 July 25, 2022 January 12, 2023

SFS Student Advisory Board

The Student Advisory Board facilitates communication between the Office of Student Financial Services and the student body. It consists of representatives from each medical school class and staff from the Office of Student Financial Services. Contact your class president with comments or suggestions.

Financial Literacy Information

As part of our ongoing effort to help you minimize your overall student loan debt and provide you with tools to help you manage your finances, both now and in the future, we offer sessions with topics that range from student loan repayment to financial planning/wealth management or primary care resources.

Fall 2022/Spring 2023

  • Life Cycle: Impact of Student Loans on Future Life Choices  (TBD)
    Presented by Student Financial Services
    So often we wait until nearing graduation to talk about the impact student borrowing will have on our lives. What if we could understand the impact of those borrowing choices while there was still time to make different choices?
  • Home Financing for Doctors (Spring 2023)
    Presented by Physician Loans
    This session offers practical advice/tips about the home-buying process as well as answers the question: rent or buy. See a schedule of upcoming live webinars.
  • Financial Planning for Doctors  (Spring 2023)
    Presented by Radden Education Institute
    This session will target options and resources to help you make responsible and informed decisions about your financial future.
  • Exit/Loan Repayment Counseling for Graduating Medical Students (April 2023, During Capstone)
    Location to be determined. Sponsored by Student Financial Services.
    This session is to inform students of their rights and responsibilities as an education-loan borrower. We will review various-loan repayment options to help students make informed decisions for repayment.
  • Optional One-on-One FA Counseling or Loan Repayment Counseling (Dates as Available)
    Please contact the office or go to EAB Navigate via the mySLU portal to schedule with your FA counselor. Most appointments will be virtual, however, you may request an in-person meeting. For graduating students, students taking leave of absence or withdrawing, you are required to complete the required online exit loan counseling prior to your meeting. 

If there is a session or topic you would like addressed, contact us at

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