2016 SUMMER FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION (Deadline: Thursday, April 14th)
Beginning late March, summer award notifications will be sent to your MyUDC student portal (My.udc.edu) if you qualify. Please monitor your award status and/or messages tab in your portal for updates. Applications may be submitted by fax (202) 274-6060, email [email protected]
, in person at either the Flagship Financial Aid Office (Bldg. 39, Suite A-133) or the Community College Campus at 801 North Capitol St., (3rd FL, Rm 305).
Print Name: ____________________________________________________ Last First Initial Student ID#: N00-_____________________
Please list below the number of credit hours you plan to enroll for each summer session: 1st Six-Week Session _________ 2nd Six-Week Session _________
Please Read and Initial Next to Each Requirement. 1.) _________ I have/will complete the 2015-2016 FAFSA, www.fafsa.ed.gov and submit all income verification documents (if requested). NOTE: If you have already completed the 2015-2016 FAFSA and listed the UDC school code (007015), you do not need to complete another FAFSA to determine your summer 2016 eligibility. 2.) _________I understand that I must be enrolled for a minimum of 6cr hours for Federal Student Loans. Also, if I am
eligible for a Pell and/or SEOG grant my award may be prorated based on my final enrollment. Please review award terms for additional information.
3.) _________ I understand that I must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements to receive an award offer and/or to be eligible for the disbursement of aid. 4.) _________ I understand that I must have remaining aid eligibility for Summer (if you were full time at UDC or another college during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters, you may have exhausted your funding for the year and may not have any remaining eligibility for summer). 5.) __________ I understand should my Summer I or II classes be dropped or cancelled placing me in a less-than-halftime status (less than 6crs), I must add another class or my aid may be cancelled and I will be responsible for full payment of my UDC tuition and other charges. 6.) __________ I understand I must pay any remaining balance, not covered by financial aid, at the time of registration or I may be dropped for non-payment.
7.) __________ I understand my aid will not disburse to my student account until after summer session II attendance verification has been completed. Note: The anticipated disbursement dates are July 8h and July 11th.
I hereby affirm that I have read the above information. I understand that to be eligible for financial aid for the 2016 Summer Semester, I must meet and/ or adhere to all of the above requirements. If I am offered financial aid, I agree to all federal and institutional policies, regulations and deadlines. Signature: _________________________________________________ Date: _________________________________________ DO NOT WRITE BELOW THIS LINE For Office Use Only: D/I CC or Flagship FR / SO / JR / SR 9 MONTH EFC: _______ PELL SUBSIDIZED/UNSUB OTHER AID ELIGIBLE (Pell LEU %______) EXHAUSTED AVAILABLE Reviewed By: ___________________________________ Date:___________________
Terms of Summer 2016 Award Offer (Retain for Your Records) Beginning late March, summer award notifications will be sent to your MyUDC student portal (MyUDC.edu) if you qualify. Please monitor your award status and/or messages tab in your portal for updates.
Please note the following terms, conditions, and important information. •
A 2015-2016 FAFSA, www.fafsa.ed.gov is required and the submission of all income verification documents (if requested). NOTE: If you have already completed the 2015-2016 FAFSA and listed the UDC school code (007015), you do not need to complete another FAFSA to determine your summer 2015 eligibility.
You must be enrolled for a minimum of 6 credit hours for Federal Student Loans
If you are awarded a Pell and/or SEOG grant, your award may be prorated based on your final enrollment. NOTE: SEOG recipients are required to enroll in 6crs. Also, depending on your EFC1, 6crs or more may be required for some Pell Grant recipients.
*12 or more credit hours (full-time enrollment status): You will be awarded 100% of the Pell and/or SEOG award reflected. *9-11 credit hours (3/4 time enrollment status): You will be awarded 75% of the Pell and/or SEOG award reflected. *6-8 credit hours (1/2 time enrollment status): You will be awarded 50% of the Pell and/or SEOG award reflected. *1-5 credit hours (less-than-half-time enrollment status): You will be awarded between 0% to 25% of the Pell award reflected. •
You must be meeting Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) requirements http://www.udc.edu/financial_aid/maintaining_eligibility to be eligible for an award offer and/or disbursement of aid.
You must have remaining aid eligibility for Summer (if you were full time at UDC or another college during the Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 semesters, you may have exhausted your funding for the year and may not have any remaining eligibility for summer).
If your summer I or II session classes are dropped or cancelled placing you in a less-than-half-time status (less than 6crs), you must add another class or your aid may be cancelled and you will be responsible for full payment of my UDC tuition and other charges.
You must pay any remaining balance not covered by financial aid at the time of registration or your classes may be dropped for non-payment.
You will be responsible for full payment of your bookstore charges if you become ineligible for financial aid or if your financial aid is reduced and is not sufficient to cover your account balance.
Aid will not disburse to your student account (MyUDC) until after summer session II attendance has been verified. Note: Summer Only loans require two disbursements. The anticipated disbursement dates are July 8th and July 11th.
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Important Financial Aid Information and Dates Summer 2016 Aid Application Deadline for Priority Consideration for Summer* Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Submission Deadline**
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Thursday, April 14th
Friday, May 20th Monday, May 9th through Friday, May 13th
Summer Session 1 Start/End Dates Monday, May 16th through Friday, June 24th Summer Session 2 Start/End Dates Book Authorization Period (Session 1 and Session 2)
Attendance Verification Deadline
Monday, June 27th through Friday, August 5th Session1: Monday, May 16th through Tuesday, May 31st
Session 2: Thursday, June 16th through Thursday, June 30th Session 1: Wednesday, May 25th Session 2: Thursday, July 7th
Deadline to Opt out of University sponsored Health Insurance (New Student’s) *** Summer 1 & Summer 2 Disbursements ****
Session 1: Friday, May 27th Session 2: Saturday, July 9th Friday, July 8th and Monday, July 11th
* Students who do not meet the priority application deadline are strongly encouraged to make alternative payment arrangements. **Submission of an SAP appeal does not guarantee approval. Late submissions and students whose appeals are denied are encouraged to seek alternative sources (i.e. Private Student Loan) to secure their classes as payment plans are not offered during the summer semester. *** Allow 3 business days from date of waiver approval notification for the removal of the health insurance charge from your student account (MyUDC). If there are any questions regarding the removal of this charge, please contact Student Accounts directly at (202) 274-5168. **** Please plan accordingly, summer disbursements will not occur until summer session 2 attendance is verified. Once aid has disbursed to your student account (MyUDC), please allow up to 14 days for the issuance of any refund due to you.
Summer 2016 Late Financial Aid Applicant Procedure Students who complete their financial aid application after Thursday, April 14th are considered late applicants. Late applicants are strongly encouraged to make payment arrangements immediately to secure their classes. The review of late applications will commence after late registration has concluded on May 20th (summer session 1) and July 1st (summer session 2). Students may be reimbursed up to their eligibility.
Payment Options (Payment Plans Are NOT Available in the Summer) • •
Apply for an Alternative Student Loan http://www.finaid.org/loans/privateloan.phtml . Pay in full through your MyUDC account, my.udc.edu or in person at the Cashier’s Office (Flagship Campus- Bldg. 39, 2nd FL)
Recommendations for Purchasing Books It is imperative that you complete all assignments while your file is under review. We recommend that you explore some of these cost effective alternatives to assist you obtaining your text books. • Rent your textbooks through the University Bookstore, www.udc.bkstr.com/ . Select books Information Text Rental • Check the publisher’s website for the availability of downloading the digital version of your text book. • Perform web searches for other well-known (i.e. Amazon etc.) text book vendors offering textbooks rentals. • Check the on campus library for the availability of reference and/or short term text book loaners.
Estimated Financial Aid Review Timeline Below you will find an estimated timeline for your file review. Please note that your MyUDC account (my.udc.edu) will be our primary means of communicating with you so please monitor your account regularly.
Review Time Line*
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), www.fafsa.ed.gov ** Third Party Aid Verification Request Loan Adjustment Request Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal (SAP) Loan Default Resolution Special Circumstances Request Unusual Enrollment History Selective Service Appeal Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) Eligibility Review Citizenship Verification Dependent to Independent Appeals Parent Exclusion Request Spring Financial Aid Application Summer Financial Aid Application Dependency Status Verification V1 through V6 Verification Review Student Employment***
5 to 7 days 3 to 5 days 3 to 7 days 7 to 10 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 7 to 14 days 10 to 21 days 10 to 21 days 10 to 21 days Up to 4 weeks Up to 6 weeks
*Please note that during peak processing periods (Fall Semester: July through September; Spring Semester December through February; and Summer Semester: May-June) the file review timeline may be extended. **Eligible students are strongly encouraged to utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) when completing their FAFSA. With just a few simple steps, your tax information can be securely transferred into your FAFSA. Utilizing this tool reduces application completion time and ensures accuracy of data entered. ***Start date is dependent upon employment program type, timeliness of document submission, and other general eligibility requirements.