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My summer financial aid doesn't cover my costs, what are my options?

If you were not offered enough financial aid to cover your summer costs, the following options may be available.

  • Scholarships Opportunities: For links to national scholarship searches and other valuable ASU scholarship information, you may visit our scholarship information, you may visit our scholarship web site at or contact the ASU Scholarship Office at 855-278-5080. You may also visit your college to see if they have any summer scholarships available.
  • Student Employment: There are student employment opportunities right here on campus. The ASU Student Employment Office is always ready to help a student find a job. Please visit the Student Employment web site at to view part-time, full-time, seasonal, on-campus, off-campus and work-study (if eligible) job listings.
  • Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loans: Parents of dependent students may borrow Parent PLUS Loans. See for details.
  • Private Education Loans: Private Education Loans are educational loans offered by private lenders, usually banks. Always remember to borrow only what you need.