2018-2019 Catalog

General Eligibility Requirements

Students must meet the following general requirements to be eligible for federal, state, and institutional financial aid programs:

  • Demonstrate financial need;
  • Be a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, or permanent resident or eligible non-citizen;
  • Be enrolled as a regular student pursuing an associate degree, an eligible certificate of achievement, or an eligible career certificate;
  • Be enrolled at least half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds;
  • Have a high school diploma or a GED certificate;
  • Have a valid Social Security number;
  • Not be in default on a federal student loan or owe a repayment on a federal grant;
  • Be registered with Selective Service (unless a female); and
  • Meet the Financial Aid Satisfactory Progress standards.