Summer 2021 is considered part of the 2020-2021 academic year for financial aid purposes.

We must have your 2020-2021 FAFSA processed to consider you for summer aid. Students must be registered at least half-time (minimum 6 credits for Undergraduate, Law, Dental and Health Sciences Graduate Programs; minimum 4 credits for Graduate) to qualify for most federal aid.

The Office of Student Financial Aid will award Title IV aid to all eligible students enrolled at least half time over the summer semester.

Once you are registered for classes and your 2020-2021 FAFSA has been reviewed, you will receive an email notification at your eMarq account regarding the results of our review.

What type of aid am I eligible to receive?

  • Federal Direct Loans are awarded to eligible students. Your award amount for fall, spring and summer may not exceed your annual limit
  • Federal Pell Grants are awarded to eligible students who were enrolled less than full-time during the fall and spring semesters and are enrolled less than half-time for summer. 
  • New: Federal Pell Grants are awarded to eligible students who are enrolled half-time or more for summer.
  • Federal Parent PLUS Loans are available to credit-worthy parents of dependent Undergraduate students. (form not yet available)
  • Federal Graduate PLUS Loans are available to credit-worthy Graduate, Law, Dental or Health Sciences Graduate Programs students. (form not yet available)
  • Alternative Loans are available to credit-worthy borrowers.

Forms to download

The financial aid process can sometimes require additional forms, applications or worksheets. All additional forms, applications or worksheets that a student might need or want for summer can be found below.

  • Undergraduate Summer forms (forms not yet available)
  • Graduate, Dental and Law Summer forms (forms not yet available)

The Step-by-Step Guide to Applying for Financial Aid Online will help you navigate through the electronic financial aid process.