STEP 1

Apply for need-based financial aid

Starting: October 1

STEP 2

Receive notice of scholarship renewal

April for sophomores and above; June for first-year students.

STEP 3

Provide any requested items

Approximately one third of families are required to submit additional documentation for a federal process called verification.

STEP 4

Receive your financial aid package

Target date: late June-early July

STEP 5

Accept loans