View Financial Aid

 


From your Student Center, you can find out your financial aid status, award amounts, disbursement dates, and much more. You can accept, decline, and reduce award amounts. You can also request a change to your financial aid or cancel your aid.


Viewing Financial Aid

  1. From your Student Center, click the View Financial Aid link in the Finances section.

    View Financial Aid link

  2. When the Select Aid Year to View page appears, click the desired aid year, such as 2012.

    Select Aid Year

  3. The Award Summary opens showing your financial aid for the aid year and by term. It shows the description, category, amount offered, and the amount accepted for each award. 

    Award Summary

  4. At this point, you can:


Accept/Decline Awards

  1. From your Student Center, click the Accept/Decline Awards link in the Finances section.

    View Financial Aid link

  2. When the Select Aid Year to View page appears, click the desired aid year, such as 2012.

    Select Aid Year

  3. The Award Package page opens displaying the award, category, career, offered amount, and accepted amount. From this page, you can review the accuracy of your awards.  In addition, it shows the last date your award page was updated and its status.

  4. Award Package

    Buttons

    Usage

    Accept All

    Accepts all of the offered awards.

    Decline All

    Declines all of the offered awards.

    Clear All

    Resets the Accept and Decline check boxes.

    Update Totals

    Updates totals. Use after reducing an award amount.

    Submit

    Submit award acknowledgment and/or change. When you click the Submit button, you can then select Yes to continue with the submission or No to cancel the submission.

  5. If you want to decline an award, click the Decline check box beside the award.

  6. If you want to accept an award, click the Accept check box beside the award.

  7. If you want to reduce the accepted amount for an award, in the Accepted box, replace the dollar amount with the desired amount. The desired amount must be less than the Offered amount.

  8. When satisfied with your changes, click Submit.

  9. Click Ok to Submit Confirmation.

Financial Aid Summary

  1. From the Award Summary, click the Financial Aid Summary link.

  2. The Financial Aid Summary page opens. The page shows the information used to calculate your estimated financial aid need. Your Financial Aid eligibility is based on your estimated financial aid budget, family contribution, and estimated need for this aid year. 

    To view the Estimated Financial Budget used in the calculation, click the underlined dollar amount. 

  3. Financial Aid Summary


Estimated Financial Aid Budget

  1. From the Financial Aid Summary, click the underlined dollar amount for the Estimated Financial Aid Budget.

  2. The Estimated Financial Aid Budget opens and shows an estimate of items used for each term and total for the Financial Aid Year.

    The estimated items include books and supplies, fees, personal expenses, room and board, and transportation.  The total for the Financial Aid Year is used to determine your Estimated Financial Aid Budget.

    Estimated Financial Aid Budget


View Scheduled Disbursement Dates

  1. From the Award Summary, click the View Scheduled Disbursement Dates link.

  2. The Scheduled Disbursement page opens. The page allows you to view a summary of your financial aid awards and their scheduled disbursement dates.  You must first select the aid you wish to view.

    Scheduled Disbursements

    The page displays the actual disbursements to your financial account by award description, category, accepted amount, fee, if applicable, net amount (accepted amount minus the fee) and the scheduled disbursement date.  Also, you can view your account fees and balance by clicking the Account Inquiry link.