Financial Aid
SJR State's federal school code for the free application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is 001523. Students are encouraged to apply for financial aid by April 1st for the upcoming academic year. In order to complete the FAFSA, you (and at least one parent if you are a dependent student) must have an FSA ID to have access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and to serve as your legal signature. You may create an FSA ID by visiting


If you are due to receive a balance from your financial aid award(s) for the upcoming semester (or the current semester if classes have started), these balances are scheduled to be disbursed through Higher ONE by the SJR State Business Office by the end of the day listed below in the section "2014/2015 HIGHER ONE DISBURSEMENT DATES." For more information – click here.

2015/16 SCHEDULED Higher ONE DISBURSEMENT DATES* (Subject to Change)
  • Fall 2015 - September 18, 2015
  • Spring 2016 - February 5, 2016
  • Summer 2016 – June 3, 2016
*Your financial aid file must be complete and awarded; you must be registered and attending classes in the respective term.

Book authorizations will be available* on the following dates (these dates are for the 2015/16 academic year; next year will be announced in July 2016):
  • Fall 2015 – August 10 through September 4, 2015
  • Spring 2016 – **December 10, 2015 through January 20, 2016
  • Summer 2016 (Sessions 1 and 2) – May 2 through May 19, 2016
  • Summer 2016 (Session 3) - June 22 through July 14, 2016
*Your financial aid file must be complete and awarded.
**Please note that the Bookstore will be closed from noon on December 18, 2015, until January 4, 2016. Please make sure to plan your bookstore purchases accordingly.

For more information concerning financial aid applications and sources of aid, call:
Orange Park (904) 276-6800, Option: 2
Palatka (386) 312-4040
St. Augustine (904) 808-7400, Option: 2

or write to

SJR State Office of Financial Aid
Palatka Campus
5001 St. Johns Avenue, Palatka, FL 32177

or e-mail the Financial Aid Office at