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I’m at the end of my program — why might my funds be handled differently now?

Many students get to the last academic year in their program and find that disbursements and refunds appear to be handled differently than they had been in the past.  This situation can occur if...

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  • May 12, 2020
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I’m at the end of my program — why might my funds be handled differently now?

Many students get to the last academic year in their program and find that disbursements and refunds appear to be handled differently than they had been in the past.  This situation can occur if...

  • May 12, 2020
  • < 1 min read
Pell Grant for 2019-2020

July 1st marks the beginning of a new award year for Federal Student Aid, and along with it, some changes for Pell Grant-eligible students

  • May 08, 2020
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What is verification, and why was I selected?

To confirm data reported during the Federal Student Aid (FSA) application process, your FAFSA may be selected for verification.  What does this mean for you, and what kind of documentation will be...

  • May 08, 2020
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Why would my Federal Student Aid disbursement get rescheduled?

You may find your Federal Student Aid (FSA) disbursement dates change during an academic year and not know why. While there are a number of reasons a disbursement might get rescheduled, I’ll...

  • Mar 12, 2020
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Reducing the amount you borrow

Many students find they need student loans to help finance their education. While student loans can be useful, other options may also be available.

  • Mar 12, 2020
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Managing your student loan debt

What options are available to manage your student loan debt? What terms are available for repayment? This article addresses some options.

  • Mar 12, 2020
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Late disbursements — where is my financial aid?

There are times when federal financial aid is not disbursed until after the loan period (LP) for which the funds were intended ends. In these cases, federal student aid (FSA) earned prior to...

  • Jan 14, 2020
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How long does it take for funds to post to my student account?

Generally, your FSA funds will be disbursed in two installments during your academic year and/or loan period. When awarded, these funds will typically be scheduled to disburse in two separate and...

  • Oct 25, 2019
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Three ways to speed up financial aid processing

Electronically uploading your financial aid documents can save up to a week in processing time over traditional faxing.

  • Oct 24, 2019
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Leave of absence

Sometimes, life happens — an emergency, an illness, anything that may require you to take an extended break from your courses. Read on to learn about the leave of absence (LOA) and how it can help...

  • Sep 13, 2019
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Post-withdrawal disbursements — where is my financial aid?

When a student withdraws from the University, he or she generally becomes ineligible for future disbursements of federal financial aid. In some cases, however, funds earned prior to withdrawal can...

  • Jul 08, 2019
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A new award year just started — where is my financial aid?

For federal financial aid, the Federal Student Aid award year begins on July 1st.

  • Aug 23, 2018
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Are you expecting a credit balance from your federal student aid (FSA)?

Many students using FSA funds ask what happens if they receive more funding than they need to pay for tuition and course materials fees. This article will help answer some of those questions.

  • Mar 01, 2018
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How we protect your privacy

The protection of student information is something University of Phoenix takes very seriously. We employ several safeguards to ensure your information is protected in accordance with federal law.

  • Apr 14, 2014
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Minimize borrowing

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits. At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • Apr 09, 2014
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Stick to your budget

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits. At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • Apr 07, 2014
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Partner with your loan servicer

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits.  At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • Apr 08, 2014
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Know your repayment options

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more about healthy financial habits.  At University of Phoenix we are committed to responsible student loan...

  • May 14, 2019
  • 3 min read
You applied for federal student aid (FSA) — what’s next?

The application process for FSA can be confusing, and many students have questions about it. This article will explain the process and help answer some common questions.

  • Apr 28, 2020
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FAFSA 101: How to fill out the form that can help unlock financial aid opportunities

You’ve likely seen these five important letters on your checklist as you prepare to apply for college ―  FAFSA. While they can seem complicated, one thing every student needs to recognize is...

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