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How do I accept my awards on myNKU?

Please use the following steps to access your financial assistance account:

  • Go to and type in your NKU user name (example: jones2)
  • If you have not activated your password, please follow the "New Student" instructions to set your initial password at the web address listed above
  • If you have previously activated your password, enter it and click Log On to access the portal
  • Click the "Student Self-Service" tab, select the Financial Aid tile under Billing 
  • Select the "Academic Year" for which you are seeking aid
  • Scroll to the "Awards" section to view and accept your offered awards
  • For assistance with User ID and Password only, please contact the IT Solutions Center at (859) 572-6911 or (888) 225-4499

It is important to note that some awards have informational messages. The financial assistance listed is based on information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). These awards are based on full-time enrollment and may be prorated according to a student's enrollment.