Financial Aid Office

McFarland Hall 2nd Floor 219


Marcia Pritchert
(800) 532-8641 extension 37541
(701) 845-7541
FAX: (701) 845-7545

Assistant Director

Patti Rickford
(701) 845-7542


Karen Crooks
(701) 845-7543

Application Period and Deadline

The application period for 2019-2020 begins after October 1, 2018.  In order to apply for federal financial aid for the 2019-20 academic year, applicants should first complete their 2019-20 FAFSA at fafsa.ed.


In order to receive federal financial aid, students must meet Satisfactory Progress requirements published on the VCSU Financial Aid website.

Types of Financial Aid

Federal Unsubsidized Stafford Loan

Valley City State University students may be eligible to borrow funds through the Federal Direct Loan program.  No loan can exceed the estimated Cost of Attendance.