Parent Checklist


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Where do I Start?

1Learn more about financial aid.

2Have your student apply for financial aid and scholarships.

3Create or log-in with your FSA ID and password.

4See if you qualify for a Parent PLUS Loan.

5Learn how to pay tuition and fees at SHSU.

6Understand your Parental Access to student financial information.


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Parental Access

Educational records are protected by The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). To grant a parent access to personal financial aid information, the student will need to fill out the FERPA release of information form.

FERPA Consent to Release


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