Self-Service Financial Aid

Check to see if FAFSA has been received
Review required documents via the checklist
Accept or decline awards in the financial aid package
Sign your aid offer electronically and accept the entire award package

Explore Self-Service Financial Aid

Go to the Cincinnati State Financial Aid Self-Service Portal to complete required documents, upload requested documents, accept and decline student financial aid awards, sign your financial aid offer.

  • Log into Self-Service Portal
  • Can be found in the “Current Students” menu
  • Locate the Financial Aid tile
  • Review your personalized checklist for action items and documents needed
  • Click the link for “Action Needed” items to complete any items that require attention
  • If available, click to “Review and Accept your Financial Aid Award Package” **
  • If available, click to “Review and Sign your Financial Aid Offer Letter” **
  • **Note: We cannot issue a final award until we receive all documents requested in the checklist

Video Tutorial

New for 2023-2024 Financial Aid

Document Attachment- attach requested forms electronically and skip the trip to the office!


Got a question?

Financial Aid:

  • How do I accept or change my financial aid award package?
  • Do I have to sign my Financial Aid Offer Letter?
  • Where does the “loans borrowed” information on the page come from?
  • Questions about award package and offer letter.
  • Questions about “Action Needed” items on page.

Phone: (513) 569-1530
Fax: (513) 569-1469