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The Fall bill communications have been sent. Now what?

Here are options to pay your balance owed and where to check for Holds or To Do List Items.

Options to pay what you owe:

  1. Make a payment
  2. Sign up for the Payment Plan
  3. Apply for additional aid to cover your charges
Apply for the Federal Parent PLUS or GRPL loan
Apply for a Private Alternative Loan

Aid not showing on the Bill?

Accept your aid

You need to be sure that you have accepted your aid. The following types of aid must be accepted in order to be applied to your bill:

Federal Direct Subsidized Loans
Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loans
Graduate PLUS Loans
Private Alternative Loans
University Loans
Federal Work-Study

The Parent PLUS loan does not need to be accepted.

Grants and Scholarships DO NOT need to be accepted:

  • The work-study grant is the exception to this rule since you need to find a job.
  • The PHEAA State Grant will change to accepted status once the approval is sent to us from the State Grant agency.
  • Refer to your scholarship award letter for information on writing a thank you note.

How to accept or decline your award in LionPATH

Holds or To Do List Items

Maybe you have a hold or to do list item that you need to complete. Log into the home page of your LionPATH account and check the 'Holds' tab and 'To Do List' tab to see if there is something that you need to complete. You aid will not authorize and show as a credit towards you bill until you have completed all necessary tasks. Examples include:

  • Incomplete verification
  • Sign your loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
  • Complete counseling for your loan

Visual of To Do List in communications Center

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