This week you’ll be way too busy to deal with financial aid problems. Why not take 15 minutes now to check that you’re all set? Billing Financial aid disburses the second week of classes Right now your bill doesn’t show what financial aid you’ll be receiving, only what has been charged to your account. A good way to estimate what you will owe after your aid disburses is to … [Read more...] about Last Minute Tips from Our Office
It's not too late to get financial aid for 2016-2017 but you will have to act fast! Some students' FAFSAs are chosen by the Dept. of Education to be "verified," meaning our office will need additional paperwork before we can pay any financial aid. If you took spring classes, the deadline to submit the paperwork is Friday, May 5th. After that point it will be difficult for us … [Read more...] about Deadline to submit paperwork for 2016-2017
The IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) has been deactivated until further notice. Yes, we're sad about it. Sad enough to want sad trombone music. Citing data security concerns, the U.S. Department of Education and the IRS have disabled the DRT until additional security measures can be put into place. The outage is expected to last until October when the 2018-2019 FAFSA becomes … [Read more...] about Update on the IRS Data Retrieval Tool
The IRS just made many people’s lives a little bit easier. You don’t read that every day. The ability to download your tax transcript is once again an available on IRS.gov. For many students and parents this means no more waiting for a transcript to be mailed, no more trips to the IRS office, and no more paper tax forms. Best of all, your financial aid can be finalized … [Read more...] about It’s Baaaaaaack!!!