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Financial Aid
Priority Deadlines: 

 Fall - March 15

Spring - October 15

Summer - March 15

First Possible Disbursement Dates:

Spring 2013 - January 6, 2014

Spring 1st 8 week - January 6, 2014

Spring 2nd 8 week - March 17, 2014

Summer 2013 - May 287, 2014

Summer 1st 5 week - May 27, 2014

Summer 2nd 5 week - July 7, 2014

Disbursements occur Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

All documentation must be completed prior to disbursement.

TEACH Grant Counseling


TEACH Grant Entrance Counseling

Each student awarded a TEACH Grant will be required go through TEACH Grant Entrance Counseling before the grant will be disbursed. The Department of Education will eventually implement an on-line counseling session. The online counseling session is located at https://teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/studentHome.action

A TEACH Grant will be converted to an unsubsidized Direct Loan if the student fails to complete his/her service obligation (teach for four years in a high-need, low income school within an eight year period).

TEACH Grant Subsequent Counseling

Each student awarded an additional TEACH Grant will be required go through TEACH Grant Subsequent Counseling before the additional grant award will be disbursed.  The Department of Education will eventually implement an on-line counseling session. The online counseling session is located at https://teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/studentHome.action

Teach Grant Exit Counseling

Each time a student withdraws from a TEACH-eligible program or graduate, the student must complete a TEACH Grant Exit Counseling session.  The Department of Education will eventually implement an on-line counseling session. The website to complete Teach Grant Exit Counseling will be http://www.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/.

Financial Fitness Tools

Establishing a Budget - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/budget.htm

  1. Determine how much you can borrow based on future expected earnings - http://mappingyourfuture.org/paying/debtwizard/
  2. Balancing your checkbook - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/checkbook.htm
  3. Understand the student loan process - http://www.uhv.edu/ofa/loans.aspx
  4. Establish yourself financially - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/establish.htm
  5. Savings Plan - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/savingscalculator.htm
  6. Managing your student loan debt - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/studentdebt.htm
  7. Credit Card Tips - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/creditcards.htm
  8. Create a Budget - http://mappingyourfuture.org/money/budgetcalculator.htm

General Financial Aid Counseling

For further assistance with financial aid contact one of the following counselors: