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Respond to your Financial Aid Award Notice

When your electronic Financial Aid Award Notice (eFAAN) is ready, you will receive an email directing you to Financial Aid Status, where you view your eFAAN. There you can respond to your award offers electronically.

For each award offer listed on the eFAAN, you must indicate one of three responses: accept, decline, or reduce. You may accept aid from one source and not another. You must also authorize the use of your Financial Aid to pay any charges other than tuition, fees, and on-campus room and board charges.

Automatically accepted aid

Some gift aid awards (money you do not have to repay, such as grants and scholarships) are already accepted for you. Other gift aid, such as fellowships or waivers, may be accepted or declined.

Credit requirements

You will report the terms you plan to attend during the academic year. Your financial aid awards are calculated on the assumption that you will attend full time both fall and spring semesters. If you will not attend fall and/or spring semesters, please let us know so that your aid can be revised accordingly. You do not need to inform us now if you plan to enroll for less than a full-time credit load. We will read your enrollment automatically at the beginning of the semester and revise your aid at the end of the cancel/add period. Understand the consequences of your planned enrollment:

Payment authorization

If you want financial aid to pay any and all charges that exist in your student account at the time of financial aid disbursement, check 'yes.' If you prefer that financial aid payments be restricted to pay only tuition, required fees, and on-campus room and board charges (if any exist), check 'no.'

Warning: If you check 'no,' you may receive a financial aid credit balance refund check (or direct deposit to your bank checking or savings account) for the balance remaining in your account and still have a balance due to the University.