Title IV Eligibility Requirements
Student has a verifiable Social Security numberBe a citizen or national of the United States; or provide evidence from the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service that he or she is a permanent resident of the United States; or is in the United States for other than a temporary purpose with the intention of becoming a citizen or permanent resident, be a citizen of the Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau is eligible to receive funds under the FSEOG, and Federal Pell Grant programs
- All male students age 18 and older (born after 1/1/1960) must complete Selective Service Registration
- Student has no previous TitleIV student loan default
- Student has not exceeded annual or aggregate loan limits to date
- A Conviction for any offense, during a period of enrollment for which a student was receiving Title IV program funds, under any federal or state law involving the possession or sale of illegal drugs will result in the loss of eligibility for any Title IV, HEA grant, loan, or work-study assistance.
Students with a state or federal drug conviction or possession or sale of illegal drugs must meet the following requirements to be eligible for. A student must resolve any drug conviction as outlined in 34 CRF 668.32: A federal or state drug conviction can disqualify a student for FSA funds. The student self-certifies in applying for aid that he/she is eligible; the School will only confirm if we receive conflicting information. A conviction that was reversed, set aside, or removed from the student’s record, received when the student was a juvenile, unless she/he was tried as an adult are not considered . All other convictions for sale (includes convictions for conspiring to sell drugs) and/or possession is subject to the following:
Each year at least 30% of financial aid recipients are randomly selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education. If a student is selected for federal verification they will be asked to complete a Verification Worksheet and must provide additional information before financial aid can be disbursed to the student account. This documentation may include but is not limited to federal income tax returns and W-2 forms (student’s, spouse and/or parents/guardians), proof of untaxed income, housing allowances, etc. Students will be notified in writing of all documents required to fulfill this federal requirement. If after review by the Financial Aid Director there are any changes to the financial aid package, the student will be notified in writing.