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Accepting your Financial Aid

Accepting Your Financial Aid

Students must log into MyView in order to accept any offered financial aid, and to access any important to-do list information that may be needed in order to process your financial aid.  You will need your SSO and password to log into MyView.

Did you E-Consent?
First things first! Make sure you complete E-Consent in order to access your student account and financial aid information.

How to view your awards in MyView

Self Service → Campus Finances → Accept/Decline Awards → Aid Year


 Review your awards
Select any award to view details and any requirements that must be met to be eligible for disbursement.             

 Accept or Decline your awards

Mark the correct check box by each award to indicate whether you are accepting or declining the award.

Do you want to borrow less?- After you have selected the "Accept" box you can adjust the award amount.  The awards will be split evenly between the Fall and Spring semesters.  If you need to adjust awards based on each semester then you will need to complete a loan adjustment form through the Financial Aid Office. 

You will be directed to the "Award Package Options" page where you will need to select "I Agree" for your aid to be applied to your educational expenses.

 Read the Important Information

Make sure that you note any awards that have enrollment requirements and if you are not going to be meeting those requirements please contact our office in order to make any necessary adjustments to your awards. Make sure to read the Stafford Loan Information carefully.

  Submit your Awards

If you are receiving any additional outside scholarships you can list them and then select "Submit" or "Re-Submit".  A confirmation page will appear click "OK".  When you have successfully accepted your awards you will see the green checkmark. The awards should now show that the awards are accepted or declined.          

   

Next Steps

Borrowing Direct Loans? First time borrower?

Students who are borrowing Direct Loans will need to complete both Entrance Counseling and a Master Promissory Note through the Department of Education at www.studentloans.gov.  If you have already completed both the MPN and Entrance Counseling please log on and make sure you still have an Active MPN and add our school code 002519 to your Entrance Counseling.

If a parent is interested in applying for a PLUS loan, or a Graduate Student plans to take a Graduate PLUS loan the application will need to be completed at www.studentloans.gov.  Click here for more information on PLUS loans.


 Check for Missing Information 

Self Service → Student Center → To Do List

After you complete the FAFSA, our office may be required to collect additional eligibility or verification documentation to verify the information listed on the FAFSA.  Check your MyView To Do List for information that needs to be submitted to our office, or actions you need to take to finalize your financial aid.