Release of Fall 2017 Financial Aid
The Office of Financial Aid will begin releasing fall 2017 financial aid shortly before classes begin on Wednesday, August 30. It takes up to 2-3 business days for you to receive your aid through direct deposit (if you signed up) or up to 10 days for you to receive a paper check by mail.
Not all aid will be released at the same time. If you took summer classes then it will take additional time for Satisfactory Academic Progress to be scored before receiving your aid.
You may also need to complete requirements before your aid will be released. For example, you may need to update your information, activate your Financial Aid Notification, or complete loan counseling. Check CASH for outstanding requirements you need to complete before your aid can be released.
Loan amounts less than awarded or only a portion of your aid released?
The amount you receive may not be the total amount you were awarded. Loan origination fees, for example, may be subtracted from your original loan amount. If that’s the case, you will receive less than the loan amount. Some funds may even take additional time to arrive at the campus.
If you are waiting on an outside scholarship check, please contact the private donor to ensure the check has been mailed to Financial Aid. Our office cannot release scholarship funds until after we receive the check from the donor.
The amount of aid you are eligible to receive depends upon the number of hours you take. If you have reduced the hours you plan to take this fall, you must notify Financial Aid so that we can adjust the amount of aid to be released to you.
A few financial aid programs require full-time enrollment. If you fall below full-time, your financial aid package is likely to be reduced.