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Change is on the horizon, and it has some folks concerned.   In July of this year, federal financial aid is getting a facelift.   What’s scary for some is that the rules are changing, which is an effort to reduce government spending. Let’s get a breakdown of major changes… Education level and financial aid Right now, students who did not graduate from high school or obtain a GED are able to move on to college level courses of study via specialized exams.   Alternatively, they may take 6 college credits to be deemed ready for full college study and receive financial aid.

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Financial Aid Office

Summer financial aid is available to students if they have not exhausted their aid eligibility for the school year.  For Buffalo State, the summer term is considered a "trailer" term, meaning it is the last term of the award year. For example, for the 2015-2016 school year, this includes the following terms: fall 2015, J-Term 2016, spring 2016, and summer 2016. For students that did not exhaust their aid eligibility prior to summer, theymayhave aid eligibility in the summer. Summer has some special financial aid rules, therefore, students are strongly encouraged to review the sections on dropping and withdrawing from classes and regarding their federal Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) status.

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How to Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA Tips for UAM Students Complete a new FAFSA application each year Complete your FAFSA application by April 30  Remember to list UAM school code 001085 on your FAFSA Use the IRS DRT to link your taxes directly to your FAFSA Carefully review your Student Aid Report (SAR) FAFSA is always FREE. Beware of websites trying to charge money Key Links FAFSA Official Site FAFSA Video Tutorials  Student Aid Report Approximately 1-2 weeks after you complete the FAFSA, you will receive a Student Aid Report (SAR).

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Financial Aid and Scholarships

St. Louis College of Pharmacy provides an exceptional education at a great value. In fact, we have the third lowest tuition among the 64 private colleges of pharmacy. A pharmacy education is a big commitment, both personally and financially, but a variety of grants, scholarships, and loans are available to help you pay for your education. At STLCOP, we provide options that can help make your education affordable. In fact, 94 percent of students receive financial aid. Students are considered for receipt of two basic types of financial aid: Need Based Aid  Need based aid is financial aid awarded on the basis of financial need.

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Financial Aid

===================== Financial Aid Office Hours during Spring 2017 (2/6/2017 - 6/5/2017) Monday 8 am - 4 pm Tuesday 8 am - 4 pm Wednesday 8 am - 6 pm Thursday 8 am - 6 pm Friday 8 am - 12 pm Weekends CLOSED Holidays CLOSED Financial Aid Rep in the Library Spring 2017 hours Monday 10:30 am - 3:30 pm Tuesday 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm Wednesday 9:00 am - 12:00 pm 1:30 pm - 6:30 pm Thursday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm Friday 10:00 am - 3:30 pm   =====================   Address: Financial Aid Office Pierce College 6201 Winnetka Avenue Woodland Hills, CA 91371   Financial Aid Email: pierce_finaid@piercecollege.

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Tuition Reimbursement from Employers

You may be eligible for tuition reimbursement from your employer.  Read the following information carefully and check the list below of employers who offer tuition reimbursement. If you do not see your employer listed, ask if they have tuition reimbursement. If your employer offers a tuition reimbursement program, be aware that the Financial Aid Office considers this employee benefit as part of your financial resources when determining your eligibility for aid. If you apply for need-based aid (including federal student loans), you must inform the Aid Office in writing of the amount of your tuition benefit.

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Winter 2017

Important Dates Winter 2017 Enroll in Classes: First Enrollment Period - 17 unit maximum Nov 7-16, 2016 Second Enrollment Period for Graduating Students Only - 22 unit maximum Nov 17-27, 2016 Open Enrollment Period Nov 28 - Dec 11, 2016 Registration Closed Dec 12-14, 2016 First Financial Aid Disbursement Jan 6, 2017 Fee Payment Deadline** Dec 12, 2016 Financial Aid Document Deadline July 1, 2016 Open Enrollment Period Dec 15, 2016 - Jan 2, 2017 First Day of Classes Jan 3, 2017 Fee Payment Deadline** Jan 12, 2017 Add/Drop Period without Instructor/Department Permission ($25 late ADD fee) Jan 3-9, 2017 Add Period with Instructor/Department Permission ($25 late ADD fee) Jan 10-17, 2017 Drop Deadline (no permission required) Jan 17, 2017 Last Day to Swap Class Sections with Instructor/Dept Permission Jan 17, 2017 Last Day to Change Grade Type Jan 24, 2017 Last Day to File for Spring 2017 Graduation Jan 17, 2017 First Day to Withdraw Without Financial Aid Recalculation Feb 18, 2017 Last Day to Withdraw from Classes Feb 21, 2017 Last Day of Classes Mar 12, 2017 Final Exams Week Mar 13-19, 2017 Official Grades on MyCSUEB Mar 27, 2017 * New transfer and graduate students admitted for Fall Quarter can begin enrolling on this date if they have indicated Intent to Register and their final transcript has been reviewed and processed.

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Broward College cited for overpayments in financial aid

Broward College's financial aid department has been plagued by inefficiencies in the past year that resulted in students being frustrated, confused and in some cases overpaid. The college will have to pay at least $18,000, and possibly much more, after a U. S. Department of Education review released in July cited the college for giving financial aid to students who were ineligible or who took certain classes that couldn't be paid for with federal dollars. That follows a consultant's report in November that found numerous problems in the financial aid department, including poor automation, outdated technology, poor service, a poor organizational structure and federal compliance problems.

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Now you can file your 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling you to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year. This may make it a little confusing about which FAFSA you should fill out. This chart should help.   IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND COLLEGE FROM YOU WILL SUBMIT THIS FAFSA YOU CAN SUBMIT THE FAFSA FROM USING INCOME AND TAX INFORMATION FROM July 1, 2015- June 30, 2016 2015-16 Jan. 1, 2015-June 30, 2016 2014 July 1, 2016- June 30, 2017 2016-17 Jan.

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Financial Aid | Student Services

The Financial Aid Office serves students who need financial assistance to obtain a college education. Financial aid is an investment in your college education. Learning to budget your dollars while in school will help you on your path to graduation. Basic Eligibility Criteria Our general eligibility requirements are that you must demonstratefinancial need(for most programs); be a U. S. citizen or aneligible noncitizen ; have a valid Social Security number (with the exception of students from the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau); be registered with Selective Service, if you’re a male (you must register between the ages of 18 and 25).

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