Spring/Summer Financial Aid Information 2013
Changing spring/summer enrollment can significantly affect your aid! Click here for more information.
What requirements do I need to receive aid?
- File a 2012-2013 FAFSA.
- Have a completed spring/summer supplemental application on file.
- Must be enrolled at least half-time (6 credits as an undergraduate and 4.5 credits as a graduate/doctoral student). Full-time enrollment for spring/summer is 12 credits for an undergraduate and 9 credits for graduate/doctoral students.
- Enrollment for spring/summer is based on all credits attended for the semester (May-August).
- Must be meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) criteria.
NOTE: You MUST complete the Spring/Summer Supplemental Application in order to receive financial aid for the summer.
What type of aid am I eligible for?
- Federal Direct Loans are awarded to eligible students.
- Federal Pell Grant recipients who were enrolled less than full-time during the fall and/or winter semesters may be eligible to receive Pell Grant funds during the spring/summer.
- Parents of undergraduate students can choose to utilize the Federal Parent PLUS loan.
How do I accept my financial aid award?
- A Financial Aid Award notification will be emailed to all students.
- All awards will be based on full-time attendance, and will be adjusted based on your enrollment at the end of the first week of spring/summer classes.
- Log in to the myBanner system to accept your aid electronically. If you need specific instructions regarding the process, please click here.
If I have accepted more money than the amount of my bill, when will I receive the excess?
- Starting Monday, May 13, 2013, our office reviews your enrollment status. We will adjust your award to match enrollment. If you are not enrolled at least half-time, your award will be canceled.
- You should receive your excess loan funds by Friday, May 17, 2013, however it may take longer if you are enrolled less than full-time for the summer. You will know if an excess loan amount is coming to you if you see "Student Refund" on your eBill.
- Allow at least 2 business days to receive your refund electronically and up to 7 days to receive your refund by mail.
You are also able to charge against any excess for your books at the University Bookstores on April 22, 2013, which is the week before the first six week classes begin.
NOTE: Please visit the Student Accounts website for payment due dates, deferment options, and to set up direct deposit.
Page last modified March 18, 2013