Important How-To’s

Check your financial aid award online:

1. Go to www.deltastate.edu.
2. Click on myDSU
3. Click on DSU Online Services Log-in
4. Click on Log-in
5. Login using your User ID and PIN
6. Click on the Student Services & Financial Aid Section
7. Click on Financial Aid
8. Click on ‘My Award Information’
9. Click on ‘Award by Aid Year’
10. Select the Aid Year you want to view from the Drop Down Menu
a. The Aid Year is the Academic Year for which you are receiving financial aid.
11. Click on ‘Award Overview’ for Financial Aid Award Amounts by Term
a. If a student has been awarded, their fall and spring financial aid amounts will be shown.
12. If no award information is visible, click on ‘Overall Financial Aid Status’ at the bottom of the page to determine if there are unsatisfied financial aid requirements.
13. If there are unsatisfied financial aid requirements, click on ‘student requirements’ to receive a list of items that need to be submitted to the Financial Aid office.

Check your current balance including estimated aid:

To ensure your courses will not be cancelled (purged) for a semester, please follow the steps below to confirm your “Current Balance Including Estimated Aid” is $0.00 or less.  If your “Current Balance Including Estimated Aid” exceeds $0.00, you must successfully enroll in the University’s Deferred Payment Plan for the term to ensure your courses are not cancelled (purged).

  1. Click MyDSU link on Delta State University homepage (located in upper right corner of deltastate.edu page).
  2. Login to DSU Online Services (User ID is your Banner ID Number. Password is your birthdate – mmddyy).
  3. Click Student Services & Financial Aid.
  4. Click Student Records.
  5. Click View Account and Make Payments.
  6. Click View Account and Make Payments button.
  7. Your Current Balance Including Estimated Aid will be listed under the “My Account” section of the screen.

Setup direct deposit:

Direct deposit ensures your refund will be delivered 3-5 days earlier than physical check.  Please follow the steps below to complete enrollment.

  1. Click MyDSU link on Delta State University homepage (located in upper right corner of deltastate.edu page).
  2. Login to DSU Online Services (User ID is your Banner ID Number. Password is your birthdate – mmddyy).
  3. Click Student Services & Financial Aid.
  4. Click Student Records.
  5. Click View Account and Make Payments.
  6. Click View Account and Make Payments button.
  7. Click eRefunds button. (Center right of page) 
  8. Click Set up Account button.
  9. Complete Set Up Refund Account information and submit.