Receive sufficient information to understand financial aid programs and procedures.
Apply for financial aid from January 1 to mid-May for M State's priority deadline for filing for campus-based aid for the next academic year. You can apply for someprograms including Federal Pell Grants and student loans at any time during the school year.
Receive adequate consideration for financial aid on a first-come, first-served basis, and in accordance with applicable laws, statutes and M State policies.
Discuss eligibility with Financial Aid staff.
Request consideration for unique or extenuating financial circumstances
Request information regarding your student loan indebtedness, repayment obligations and options and a projected repayment schedule.
Request the College's refund policy, Return of Title IV funds policy and the Financial Aid satisfactory academic progress policy.
You have the responsibility to:
Apply for and maintain your Federal FSA ID. Your FSA ID serves as your electronic signature.
Keep your address in the Registration Office current at all times.
Open and read all communication from M State.
Become informed about and complete the application process.
Apply by the May 15th priority deadline for maximum consideration for all aid programs.
Use accurate financial data when applying to ensure correct assessment of your financial need.
Return requested forms, information and documentation when asked for by the Financial Aid Office.
Complete the verification process, if required.
Follow instructions and procedures described in financial aid communications and on the Financial Aid website http://www.minnesota.edu
Understand all program eligibility conditions, and in particular, conditions concerning enrollment status and your satisfactory academic progress.
Only accept financial aid from one institution for the same period of enrollment.
Drop classes according to Registration Office procedures
Inform the Financial Aid Office of receipt of any funding from sources other than M State.
Check your campus email and understand your student account on the website.