662-252-8000 ext. 4061; or 1-888-886-8492; Fax: (662) 252-8895

Mr. Reginald Smith, Director of Financial Aid


Please click the following for detailed information on financial aid at Rust College



January--    January 1: First date to complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA. Do not sign or submit the application prior to this date.

February--  February 1: Priority submission of application for the entering freshmen and/or transfer students.

March- -       March 15: Students who plan to attend summer school should submit a completed Summer School Application. All students who desire financial aid of any type for summer school must complete the 2014-2015 FAFSA. Also, this is the deadline for submitting Critical Needs Teacher Applications and HELP application.

April--          April 15: Priority deadline for completing  the FAFSA application. This means the FAFSA has been filed and received by the Financial Aid Office and Verification Completed.

May--           May 1: Make sure that your admission application is finalized and that all Documentation has been turned into the Financial Aid and Admission's Office.

                       May 15: Be sure to have your final high school transcript sent to the Office Of Admission.

June--          June 30: Last date to file a FAFSA for the current academic year.

July--           July 15: Final deadline for returning student to complete, submit, and verify the information on the FAFSA.

June-August 15th –Full Time Employment