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Financial Aid
Priority Deadlines: 

Fall - March 15

Spring - October 15

Summer - March 15

 

First Possible Disbursement Dates:

The dates below show when aid can first be applied to a student's account.  If the aid is more than the charges, refunds will be calculated the following day.  Refunds are then sent to students in accordance with the refund preference they have selected on RefundSelection.com.

Fall 2016 – August 15, 2016

Fall 1st 8 Week – August 15, 2016

Fall 2nd 8 Week – October 17, 2016

Spring 2017 – January 9, 2017

Spring 1st 8 Week – January 9, 2017

Spring 2nd 8 Week – March 20, 2017

Summer 10 Week Term – May 30, 2017

Summer 8 Week Term – May 30, 2017

Summer 1st 5 Week Term – May 30, 2017

Summer 2nd 5 Week Term – July 3, 2017

Disbursements occur Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.
All documentation must be completed prior to disbursement.

 

Student Loans

A student loan is borrowed funds designed to help students pay for tuition, books, and living expenses. Student Loans must be repaid with interest.

Usually, student loans will have a substantially lower interest rate and the repayment schedule may be deferred while the student is in higher education.

Responsible Borrowing

The average Class of 2015 graduates with student-loan debt has to pay back some $35,051, according to an analysis of government data by Mark Kantrowitz, publisher at Edvisors, a group of web sites about planning and paying for college. Students and families are paying for a greater portion of the college expenses through loans than ever before. Therefore, it's important that all loan borrowers be aware of their responsibilities.

Are you thinking about taking out a federal student loan to help pay for college or career school? Check out this video to learn about your responsibilities as a borrower and what you should consider when taking out loans for college. Visit studentaid.ed.gov for more info.

General Loan Information

Federal Loans

Alternative Loans

Loan and Grant Counseling

Related Links

myeddebt https://myeddebt.ed.gov
This site will provide you with accurate information and assistance to help resolve defaulted loans or grants assigned to the Department’s Default Resolution Group

Loan Consolidation http://www.tgslc.org/borrowers/consolidate/index.cfm

Texas Guaranteed Student Loan Corporation
800-845-6267 or http://www.tgslc.org/
Federal Stafford Loan Information, Borrower Loan Inquiry

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
800-242-3062
OR
http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/ – State Grant, Scholarship and Loan information

National Student Loan Data System
U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid

Federal Direct Consolidation 
www.studentloans.gov