Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships. Here you will find all the latest information and announcements that can impact your financial aid.
Important News & Policy Information for Current Students
Be sure to review your “Student Account…” and the information below to familiarize yourself with these announcements and policy changes to avoid any delay in receiving your financial aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships looks forward to assisting you with any of your questions or concerns at our general information number: (501)420-1226 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fall Semester Disbursement Date: The Disbursement Date for the spring 2015 is March 20th for student who have fulfilled all outstanding financial aid and enrollment requirements.
2015-2016 FAFSA Filing Reminder: Fill out the 2015-2016 FAFSA at FAFSA.GOV on January 1, 2015 using estimated 2014 income to ensure priority consideration for your 2015-2016 financial aid awards.
Attention Graduating Stafford: If you are graduating after the spring or summer term, you will need to start repaying your Stafford Loans six months after graduation and your Perkins Loan nine months after graduation. Start planning for your future by getting more information here.
New Stafford Loan Borrowers | If you are a first-time borrower on or after July 1, 2013, there is a limit on the maximum period of time (measured in academic years) that you can receive Direct Subsidized Loans.
This time limit does not apply to Direct Unsubsidized Loans or Direct PLUS Loans. If this limit applies to you, you may not receive Direct Subsidized Loans for more than 150 percent of the published length of your academic program. If you are a first-time borrower on or after July 1, 2013 you can find out more information about your maximum subsidized eligibility period here.
Effective July 1, 2013 William D. Ford Federal Education Loan program changes | for current interest rates, loan fees and regulatory changes to the Federal Direct loan programs, go here.
The 2015/2016 FAFSA is available online: go to fafsa.gov to complete your application.
Recently Updated Pell Grant Rules and Stafford Loan Rules: for more information, click here.
Important Disbursement Policy Notice | Student registration must match the enrollment level on the financial aid award for financial aid to be disbursed. More information about enrollment levels and your financial aid disbursement can be found here.
All aid recipients are required to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress at ABC | Information about this policy can be found here: Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy
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Friday- Closed (open for previously schedules appointment only)