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The deadline to submit the 2017-18 Summer Application for financial aid is May 31, 2018.

Students need to be prepared to pay for Maymester by May 3, 2018, if their financial aid is not yet processed. This deadline is strictly enforced.

General Information

Effective July 1, 2017, Federal Pell Grant recipients can use up to 150 percent (150%) of their scheduled award for the year. Students must be enrolled at least half-time; six (6) credits over the entire summer award period (Maymester, Summer I and Summer II). The additional Pell Grant will be included in the student's 600 percent (600%) maximum Pell Lifetime Eligibility Used.  

Study Abroad courses may require additional financial aid. An appointment with a financial aid counselor is required in these situations. The deadline for study abroad financial aid assistance is April 1, 2018.

Students who received Direct Student Loans up to their full annual eligibility during the fall and spring semesters are not eligible for Direct Student Loans in the summer. Borrower eligibility for Direct Student Loans will begin again the following academic year.

Any change in enrollment could result in a change to your financial aid eligibility. Decreases in enrolled credit hours, non-attendance in a class, or a total or unofficial withdrawal from summer classes may result in changes to your aid. You may lose eligibility for aid you've already received, including having to return funds already received. We may also cancel any pending disbursements, and/or deny the processing of any new loan requests.

Students must be making satisfactory academic progress in order to be considered for summer aid. Students should review the Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements.

For more tips regarding summer financial aid click here.

If you have questions, please call 843-349-2313 or email