Virtual Financial Aid Office

Welcome to Financial Aid 101. We are here and happy to help you complete your FAFSA and answer any of your questions.

Contact a staff member if you need any assistance or email us at financialaid@bishop.edu - make sure to include your student A number.

Please check your Student OneACCS portal for your financial aid offer and outstanding requirements information. Financial Aid communicates through your Bishop State student email. If you are unable to access your student email, please contact IT Services at itservices@bishop.edu so they can assist you.


If you haven't, complete the application for admission to the College.

Complete and submit the FAFSA.

Bishop State Federal School Code - 001030


FAFSA is NOT a one-time thing. An application must be submitted for each school year – fall, spring, summer.

2021/2022 - fall 2021, spring 2022, and summer 2022

2022/2023 - fall 2022, spring 2023, and summer 2023


If you need help completing the FAFSA, just let us know. You can email us at financialaid@bishop.edu, call us at 251-405-7015, or come into the office. No appointment is necessary.

VA Educational Benefits - click the link to be directed to the VA page.

WIOA - Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, for information please email rfrench@bishop.edu


Print Resources – Click the links for specific information you may need.

Bishop State Student Handbook

FSA-ID Worksheet – as you complete the FAFSA write the information down. Your FSA-ID will not change and you cannot create another one - - write it down and keep up with your FSA-ID and password.

Determining Student Dependency Status - questions to help you determine if you are a dependent or an independent student

Documents Needed to Complete the FAFSA

Federal Student Aid At-A-Glance

Information for Homeless Youth

Information for Non-Documented Students

Information for International Students – Contact Yolanda McNeil at ymcneil@bishop.edu for additional information


Video Resources – Click the links for information on completing the FAFSA – for additional information, search Federal Student Aid on YouTube.

FAFSA Overview

How to Fill Out the FAFSA

Overview of the Financial Aid Process

After the FAFSA: What Happens Next?

Tips for Parents