Financial Aid Policies and Procedures

Completing the FAFSA is always the first step to qualifying for financial aid. Learn more about the financial aid policies and procedures that you must follow in order to receive financial aid. Reach out to our financial aid team if you have any questions.

Receiving Your Financial Aid

Learn what you need to receive financial aid and how to review your financial aid package.

In most cases, you need a tax return to complete the FAFSA. Learn more about whose tax return you need to submit, what to do if you don't have a tax return, and more.

Each year some students are randomly selected for verification. If you're chosen, you must complete the verification forms for your aid to be processed.

Learn more about how you will be notified and how to read your financial aid package.

Be Eligible. Stay Eligible.

Financial Aid Eligibility

Make sure you are eligible and stay eligible by adhering to these policies.

Get in Touch with Financial Aid

If you have any questions about financial aid policies and procedures, reach out to us. We're here to help!


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