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SEPT 12 

Deadline to Change Enrollment

What's New in Financial Aid

Federal Loan Interest Rates & Origination Fees

As of December 1, 2013, both subsidized and unsubsidized loans for undergraduate students will have an interest rate of 3.86% and an origination fee of 1.072%. Graduate student unsubsidized loans will have an interest rate of 5.41% with an origination fee of 1.072%. Parent or graduate student PLUS loans will have an interest rate of 6.41% and a loan origination fee of 4.288%. Get more information on: Student Loans, Parent Loans, and Options for Financing Your Education

Time Limit on Direct Subsidized Loan Eligibility

First-time borrowers who have a Direct Subsidized Loan disbursed after July 1, 2013 will be required to complete their 4-year degree within 6 years or the federal government will stop paying the interest on the loan. These loans are also subject to annual and lifetime loan amount limits. Learn More

Apply Federal Aid to All University Charges

With your permission, federal financial aid can pay for types of university charges otherwise not allowed. These charges include health insurance, parking fees, optional student fees, and now textbooks charged to your university bill. Learn How

Undergraduate Federal Subsidized Loans

New subsidized Stafford loans made from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2014 will not be eligible for subsidized interest benefits during the six-month grace period after a student graduates or falls below half-time enrollment. Interest will accrue during the grace period and will be capitalized if unpaid by the borrower.