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Seton Hall University

Transfer Students

Welcome to SHU!  The steps below are to assist you in the financial aid process as you transfer to SHU.

  • Complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  If a FAFSA has already been filed, update your current FAFSA online at using your FSA ID and add SHU's school code (002632).  If you need a FSA ID, you may obtain one at
  • If you are a New Jersey resident, make sure Seton Hall University is associated with your profile with HESAA (Higher Education Student Assistance Authority).
  • If you are receiving a private scholarship, contact the donor of the scholarship and notify them that you will be attending SHU.
  • SHU will receive your FAFSA information after your online FAFSA has been filed (or updated) to include SHU. 
  • After you have been admitted, an Award Package will be made available to you if a FAFSA form has been completed and received.
  • Accept/Deny your awards on PirateNet.  You will receive access after you have paid your tuition deposit. Check your PirateNet often for any changes to your award package.
  • Submit required financial aid documents.  Review required documents on your PirateNet account under the "my info" tab. 
  • If you will use student loans, complete the Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory note at
  • Submit a Loan Adjustment Form if you were awarded freshman level loans and after transfer credit evaluation you are now considered an upperclassman.