If you have existing student loans complete the following:
6. Sign Your Award Letter - Your financial aid file may remain at Step 8 for an extended period while the college finalizes the cost of attendance for the new academic year. Once the review process is completed, you will be offered a financial aid package that is as favorable as possible, given the college's resources and your financial situation. This will include an award letter outlining the types of financial aid that you are eligible for and an estimate outlining your cost of attendance. You will receive this documents via your student email. Please note, in order for any financial aid to be processed on your behalf, you are required to sign your award letter and return it to the financial aid.
A Student Aid Report (SAR) is sent to the school after you have completed your FAFSA. Based on the information received from the Department of Education, you may be required to submit the following documents:
Verification - If your application is selected for verification, the Financial Aid office will notify you via your student email indicating which form you are required to complete and additional documents needed. You will be required to complete, sign and submit all documents within 5 days of receiving your notification by email. Verification forms can be found in the Resources Section. If you this is not completed in a timely manner, your financial aid may be suspended for the academic term.
Additional Documents - You may be required to produce documents attesting to your citizenship, selective service registration, dependency status, transcripts from previously attended schools, document changes made to your FAFSA, and/or other information as required by the Department of Education or the Financial Aid Director.
Credit Load Requirement - Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 6 credits per semester to be eligible for most financial aid funding or to place existing student loans into deferment status. For additional information on deferment of student loans, please see the Resources Section.