Financial Aid Points of Interest
- All new and returning students will be required to complete a FAFSA form and fill out a DAPS application for Financial Aid. On the DAPS application, the student will identify the credits that they plan to enroll in for each term during the academic year and will be awarded based on this information. Please pay careful attention to the back of the page, under Section C. There is a checkbox for students if they want to have aid automatically reinstated for any term they attend. This is specifically targeted to students who do not plan to attend each of the terms or potentially will withdraw from any term.
- Students WILL NOT be eligible for a loan increase above the cost of attendance. The cost of attendance for part time status is $1,315 and for full time status $2,630. This includes estimated costs for tuition, books and fees.
- All new students will need to complete a Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling at www.studentloans.gov.
- Enrollment status will be verified after the Add/Drop period each term and awards will be revised if the credits indicated on the DAPS application for financial aid were incorrect. Revised award letters will be mailed or emailed to students if the award has been revised.
- If a student withdraws from a term, aid will be cancelled for the current term. Student should notify the Financial Aid office in writing if they do not plan on attending the remainder of the academic year, in which all aid will be cancelled.
- If a student re-enrolls, it is the responsibility of the student to notify the financial aid office to have their aid reinstated.
- Book vouchers are not handled through the Financial Aid office. If a student is in need of a book voucher and has a credit on their account, they are encouraged to contact their home campus for more information on how to obtain a book voucher.
- If students are interested in taking a class(es) for the July term. please be aware that there is no financial aid offered for the July term. Students will need to plan to pay out-of-pocket or with a credit that is on the account from previous semesters. Federal loans will not be increased to cover the cost of the July term.
- Students must maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress to remain eligible for Financial Aid. This includes a cumulative grade point average of a 2.0 and 67% completion of classes attempted. Students will not be eligible for federal aid past 150% of the published time frame of a program (Published time frames are: 30 credits for a certificate, 60 credits for an associate’s degree and 120 credits for a bachelor’s degree).