SHUAwards Log In Instructions

There are major changes and improvements to the 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. This redesigned and streamlined FAFSA form is available now. You can confirm receipt of your FAFSA by logging into SHUAwards and clicking on Menu > Documents & Messages (in the 2024-25 award year) . Sacred Heart's school code is 001403. For additional information about the FAFSA please visit Financial Assistance | Sacred Heart University


You must have a financial aid record already established at Sacred Heart University in order to use this system.

Password Requirements
Passwords must meet the following criteria:
  • Upper and lower case
  • Numbers
  • Special characters !@#$%^&*()
  • Minimum number of characters 12
If you are a first time user, click “First Time User.” Follow the instructions to create your own Password. You will need your Sacred Heart identification number which is located in the email sent to accepted students as well as on the top of your student financial assistance award letter.
  • If you are a returning user, enter 7 digit ID# and your Password. Your 7 digit ID# includes the first 0.
  • If you are a returning user and forgot your Password, click “Forgot Password.” Follow the instructions to create your Password.

If you have not begun the financial aid application process, you can get started by completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. Enter our school code, 001403, on your application and we will automatically receive a copy. First Year and Transfer students should also complete the CSS/Financial Aid Profile using CSS ID 3780 to be considered for institutional and private financial assistance. (International Students are not required to complete the FAFSA or the CSS Profile)


SHU Awards Features

 You will be able to access your financial assistance information online which allows you to: 

  • Check the status of your application

  • View a list of documents we've received from you and a list of the documents still outstanding 

  • Upload your missing/incomplete documents via SHUAwards

  • View your financial aid awards 

  • View your Estimated Cost of Attendance & Financial Aid Offer

  • View your College Financing Plan - Financial Aid Disclosure

  • Check the status of your student loans for the current year

  • View your student loan history