Financial aid is typically offered based on full-time enrollment.
Students must be enrolled at least half-time to receive financial aid;
if less than full-time a financial aid adjustment will be made and a reduction in aid eligibility may occur for any term in which you were enrolled for that aid year. There
are some types of financial aid that are credit sensitive that may be
reduced or cancelled. For more information, please contact our office.
After classes begin, awards are based on actual enrollment. Your final award will be adjusted based on the number of credits for which you are enrolled on the 10th day of classes (financial aid census date) for the fall and spring semesters. Students are required to begin attendance in all classes for which they are paid Pell Grant, including courses which begin after the census date. Summer awards will be based on your enrollment as of July 7, 2019, provided you begin attendance in all of your summer classes. If you do not plan to enroll full time and once your enrollment is finalized, please contact the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships so an aid adjustment can be made. Students enrolled less than half time are not eligible to receive loans in the Federal Loan programs, however, based on your expected family contribution as determined by your FAFSA, you may be eligible for a partial Pell grant.
The deadline to apply for financial aid
is typically 1-2 weeks before the last day of your enrollment in the
academic year. Be aware, we must receive and be able to make a financial
aid offer before the last day of your enrollment in a given term.
|12-18 credits full-time; 9-11 credits three-quarter-time; 6-8 credits half-time|
||12 credits full-time; 9-11 credits three-quarter-time; 6-8 credits half-time|
|9+ credits full-time; 6-8 credits three-quarter-time; 5 credits half-time|
||5+ credits full-time; 4 credits three-quarter-time; 3 credits half-time|
Summer and Winterim Enrollment
Summer is the beginning of our award year, therefore, if you are
registered at least half-time during the summer session(s) you may be
awarded Federal Direct Loans and considered for the Federal Pell Grant and work-study. If you do not wish to receive aid during this
period, please contact our office.
Winterim is not considered a term, however, if you are enrolled for
the academic year or during the spring semester, winterim credits will be included with your spring enrollment. We
may be able to offer you additional aid to cover the cost. Contact our
office for further information.