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Release of Spring 2018 Aid

The Office of Financial Aid will begin releasing spring 2018 funds the week before spring semester classes begin. We will continue to release financial aid funds on a rolling basis throughout the semester.

You may need to complete requirements before your aid will be released. For example, you may need to update your information, complete loan counseling, or fulfill outstanding Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements. Check CASH to see what you need to complete so your aid can be released.

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 to receive a paper check by mail.

Less aid than you thought?

Your loan amounts may be less than you were awarded, or only a portion of your aid may appear as released. 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 take additional time to arrive on campus and will not be available for immediate disbursement.

Waiting for a scholarship check?

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. See more information on private scholarships.

Reduced enrollment?

The amount of aid you are eligible to receive depends on the number of hours you take. If you have reduced the hours you plan to take this spring, 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.