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Student Financial Planning Tool

Upon being admitted to the University, students can access their Student Financial Planning tool via under Academic Tools. Your Student Financial Planning portal will house all information related to financial aid, including how to become eligible for financial aid, your personalized financial aid offer, and all tasks needed for your financial aid to disburse to your student account. 

Be sure to check your Student Financial Planning tool regularly as new steps and information become available and to ensure that pending tasks are successfully completed. 

navigating student financial planning

  1. Log into to  (SFP does not work with Internet Explorer)
  2. Select Student Financial Planning under Academic Tools.
  3. Carefully review all Pending items in red on the HOME page.
  4. Review any red numbered notification badges in the navigation header.

granting parent access

Students may also grant a parent access to their Student Financial Planning tool.

Students who are required to complete the Verification Worksheet Dependent via Student Financial Planning will need to set up access for the parent to successfully sign the worksheet electronically.

  1. Log in to Student Financial Planning at under Academic Tools.
  2. Click on the small triangle to the far right top right in the header.
  3. Select Profile.
  4. Under Manage Guest Access, click on the person + image.
  5. Enter your parent’s email. Please note: it is case sensitive, so we recommend using all lower case letters.
  6. Click on the save icon to the right.

For parent access to Student Financial Planning:

  1. Navigate to
  2. Log in using:
    1. Username: Parent email the student enabled
    2. Password: Student's Butler ID Number (first nine digits on the student ID)
  3. The parent will be prompted to create a new password upon logging in.

uploading documents

  1. Log in to Student Financial Planning at under Academic Tools.
  2. Click on the DOCUMENTS link in the header. 
  3. Select the upload icon to the right of each listed item.
  4. Click Choose a File at the top right and select your document.
  5. Review and complete all fillable fields associated with the document.
  6. Click on the icon located under the Upload header at the top to submit the document.

For specific instructions to complete the verification process, including uploading the verification worksheet and tax documents, go to and click on Verification.