Application Process

How to Apply

Students should always be on the lookout for financial aid opportunities. One way they can make the most of those opportunities is to follow through with the financial aid application process.  Applying for Financial Aid should begin as soon as possible.  Considerable amount of lead time needs to be considered when applying for financial aid.

  Priority Deadlines:

Fall/Spring - March 15

Spring - November 1

Summer - May 1

To get started, just follow these steps:

  1. In order to be eligible for federal funding, you MUST be a fully admitted degree-seeking student. Check your status online Blue & Gold Connection To apply for admission to TAMUK a potential student can contact the Office of the Admissions at the following address:
    Kingsville, Texas 78363
    (361)-593-2315 or
    log on to
  2. Create an FSA ID (user name and password) online at Your FSA ID will allow you to access and sign your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For more information on setting up your FSA ID, please see the following link.

  3. Complete the FAFSA online The form can be completed via the Internet, the processing center returns a Student Aid Report (SAR) to you via E-mail in about 7-10 working days. You should keep this form for your records. We will receive an electronic version of your SAR if you listed us as a school. Texas A&M University-Kingsville Federal School Code is 003639.  By completing a FASFA you may be considered for both federal and state financial aid. There are three primary types of financial aid which include grants, loans and student employment.

  4. You will be notified via e-mail that your Student Aid Report (SAR) is ready for review and has been forwarded to the school of your choice. If your SAR has errors, correct them online using your FSA ID.

  5. Monitor your application status online at Blue & Gold Connection. The U.S. Department of Education may randomly select you for the verification process. If selected we will request specific documents to complete your financial aid application. We also will notify you of any additional documentation that may be required.

  6. We will notify you via e-mail when you have been awarded financial aid. Accept or decline your financial aid awards .  Once the application process is complete we will create an award package for you. You will need to check Blue & Gold Connectionon your financial aid eligibility. It will include information regarding the types of aid you may qualify for. Grants and scholarships will be readily available, but the loans require additional paperwork. Work-Study may be awarded also, but it will be the responsibility of the student to find a position within the university to receive the funds. It is the responsibility of the Student to have other resources available should the financial assistance not cover the total educational expenses.

Questions? Contact the Financial Aid Office. 

Please contact the office of Student Financial Aid at if you have any questions about the financial aid assistance process. We will be happy to assist you in any way possible. 

You may contact us at:

Office of Financial Aid
700 University Blvd
MSC 115
Kingsville, TX 78363
1-800-687-6000 or (361) 593-3911

You may contact the Department of Education at:

Federal Student Aid Information Center
9a.m. to 8p.m. (Eastern time)