Federal Pell Grant is awarded to undergraduate students who are enrolled in an eligible program, have not received a bachelor's degree, and who demonstrate financial need. Eligibility is determined based on the expected family contribution (EFC) as a result of completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the cost of attendance, and enrollment status.
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant is awarded to students demonstrating exceptional financial need and determined based on the results of the FAFSA (EFC). Students showing exceptional need will be given first consideration for these grants as long as funds are available.
Federal Work Study allows the students to meet a portion of their financial need by working at assigned tasks supervised by faculty, staff, or administrative personnel. Students will be paid each pay period for hours worked and approved by their supervisor. Time sheets must be turned in on time. Late time sheets will be audited for payment in the next payment period. The work-study Programs are only offered to Traditional Day Students. The Federal College Work-Study Program is for students demonstrating financial need. Students must perform work to earn this aid. Federal Work-Study is need based and awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis.
To receive loans, a student must be enrolled at least half-time per semester (typically two courses). All new borrowers are required to complete Entrance Counseling and complete a signed Master Promissory Note (MPN). Repayment and deferment guidelines are included in the required Loan Entrance Counseling Session. Students must complete the FAFSA form each year. Additional information can be found at https://studentaid.gov or by contacting the Financial Aid Office.
Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) a legal document in which you promise to repay your loan(s) and any accrued interest and fees to the U.S. Department of Education. It also explains the terms and conditions of your loan(s). A Master Promissory Notes must be completed for all new Direct Loan borrowers.