News and Updates

Updates, Reminders, and News for Students and Families

Recommended FAFSA deadline for first time 2020-21 students is December 1

We will begin to award in early February, so be sure to submit your FAFSA by the deadline (or as soon as possible).

Federal Transfer Student monitoring Holds for Spring 2020

You may notice a Hold in LionPATH for "Federal Transfer Monitoring". This process loads federal grant and loan data for all students and does not impact the awarding process or disbursements for Fall 2019.

Fall and Summer 2020 Applicants

Awarding Timeline for First-time students beginning summer or fall 2020.

Beware! Phishing attack emails are circulating.

Avoid e-mails appearing to originate from Alice Tann or Dr. Luke Shaw.

Beware of student loan scams!

Make sure you understand which companies and claims are legitimate.

Fall 2019 Student Aid Timelines and Reminders

Wondering when your aid will disburse for Fall 2019? Click the link for information about Fall timelines and LionPATH reminders.

How to Apply (and More) for a PLUS Loan

Everything parents and graduate students need to know about applying for the Parent and Graduate PLUS Loans.

Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loan Checklist

Students borrowing Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans need to complete a few tasks in order for the loans to disburse.


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