3: Financial Aid

General Information | Loans | Student Employment | General Requirements for Financial Aid
Student Rights and Responsibilities Regarding Financial Aid

General Eligibility Requirements for Federal Programs | Application Procedures
The Aid Package | Financial Aid Programs

General Eligibility Requirements for Federal Programs

Draft Registration  Students required under the Military Selective Service Act to register for the draft will be required to file a statement of compliance indicating that they have registered before they can receive any federal financial assistance.

Enrollment  Applicants must be enrolled at least half-time, be in academic "good standing," and be making satisfactory academic progress as defined by the graduate school in which they are enrolled. Only students registered in formal University graduate degree or certificate programs are eligible to receive financial assistance through the Office of Financial Aid.

Financial Aid Transcripts  Receipt of a Financial Aid Transcript is required from each post-secondary school attended by graduate aid applicants before financial assistance can be awarded.

Citizenship  All citizens and permanent residents of the United States are eligible to apply for financial assistance through the Office of Financial Aid.

Default Status  To receive financial assistance through any federal programs, students cannot be in default on Federal Perkins, Federal Stafford, Federal Supplemental, or Ford Federal Direct payments for funds received during previous years of study. Furthermore, financial aid recipients cannot owe refunds on Pell or Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant funds previously received for undergraduate study at any institution.

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