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Financial Aid

Loans

Student loans are borrowed funds to help students pay for educational expenses. They are provided by state and federal programs, as well as private lenders and can be used to pay for your tuition, books, and living expenses. 

Loans are unlike grants and scholarships in that they must be repaid with interest following your graduation or after six months of non-enrollment.

Usually, student loans have lower interest rates, and you may be able to defer payment as long as you are in college.

How to Apply for Loans

Step 1

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. You will need to have an FSA ID.

Step 2

Check Your UHV Email and myUHV Financial Aid Links

All financial aid notifications are sent to the student's UHV Email account.  Also, check your financial aid application status periodically on myUHV.

Step 3

Submit Documentation 

Students may be required to submit additional documentation:

Financial Aid may require you to submit additional documents. Check your UHV email and the myUHV To Do List for what to submit.