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Setting up a Financial Aid Online (FAO) Account (Signing in for the first time)

If you have never used FAO or this is the first time you are signing in, you will need to set up your account.  

Before you begin setting up your user account you will need a few pieces of information, specifically your Social Security Number and your Student ID number.  Your student ID number can be found by clicking here.

Once you have your Social Security Number and Student ID number:


Find and Select the First Time User button on the “Log In” Section

Enter your Student ID Number and click submit

The next step you will verify you identity with you Social Security Number and Student ID Number, but you will also set up the information to access your account, i.e. Password and your recovery Questions. 

Important Note

Please keep in mind that it is important to remember this information.  If need be, store this information in a secure location to refer back to at a later date.

Provide your Social Security Number and your Student ID Number


Select your security questions and provide the answers.



Enter and confirm your Password.  Click submit.



Important Note

Net Partner is currently a system that is separate from your PTS user account.  Please retain this password for future use.

Your account has now been created and you will be returned to the main page.

Go to the log in section

Enter your student ID number and Password.  Click submit and you will be successfully logged in to your FAO account.