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  • Verification Update
    Due to a recent announcement from the Department of Education, students selected for verification for the 2017/18 Academic year can submit a 2015 signed Federal Tax Return (1040, 1040A or 1040EZ) for verification purposes.  You will not be required to submit an IRS Tax Return Transcript for the 2017/18 Academic year.  Additionally, students who were […]
    Posted on April 25, 2017
  • 2017-2018 Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Notice
    Annually, the Office of Student Financial Aid Services (OSFAS) is required to evaluate all students for compliance with the University Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy.  As such, evaluates for all students will take place on May 16, 2017.  Students who do not meet the parameters outlined in the SAP policy may be subject to cancellation […]
    Posted on April 19, 2017
  • Last Day to Process 2016-17 Federal Student Loans
    The last day to process Federal Direct Stafford Loans for the 2016-17 aid year is Wednesday, May 3 2017. Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans: You must accept the loan via the Student Administration system by May 3, 2017.  Loans accepted after that date cannot be processed. Federal Direct PLUS Loans: The parent or graduate student borrower must […]
    Posted on April 3, 2017
  • Information Regarding Financial Aid Packages
    Students in the following categories should expect their financial aid award packages to be available via the Student Administration System on the dates provided: 2017-2018 Financial Aid Packages Incoming Undergraduate students: The financial aid awarding process began on March 13, 2017.  A notification has been sent to the student’s personal email address, as well as to their […]
    Posted on April 3, 2017
  • FAFSA Reminder for the 2017/2018 Academic Year
    The 2017-2018 FAFSA has been available since October 1, 2016.  Utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to import 2015 tax figures directly from the IRS for maximum accuracy and for faster processing.  Award notifications will be sent via email beginning late April 2017. UConn’s On Time Deadline dates are as follows: March 1, 2017 for: […]
    Posted on January 25, 2017
  • Early FAFSA for the Fall 2017/Spring 2018 now available
    File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) starting October 1st at http://fafsa.ed.gov. Utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to import 2015 tax figures directly from the IRS for maximum accuracy and for faster processing. Meet UConn’s priority deadline of March 1, 2017, to allow for maximum aid consideration. Use UConn’s Federal School Code, […]
    Posted on December 21, 2016
  • 2016-2017 Federal Direct Loan Programs Origination Fee Increase
    Effective October 1, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education will increase the origination fees on Federal Direct Loan Programs. Federal Direct Stafford Loans (Subsidized/Unsubsidized) will be assessed a 1.069% origination fee while Federal Direct PLUS Loans will be assessed a 4.276% origination fee. Loan applications not yet finalized (e.g. funds wired to the University) will be […]
    Posted on September 20, 2016
  • Financial Aid not appearing on your fee bill?
    For your financial aid to appear as an anticipated deferral on your fee bill, the following steps must be completed: You have been offered an aid package, and have accepted the aid you were offered via the Student Administration System. You have submitted all of the documentation that we have requested to complete your file. Login […]
    Posted on August 22, 2016
  • Important Information for Students Selected for Verification
    The IRS has temporarily shut down the Get Transcript application, used to obtain tax return transcripts, after determining that third parties had gained unauthorized access. The online application will remain disabled until the IRS makes modifications and further strengthens security. In the meantime, tax return transcripts may still be requested by mail. Additional information is […]
    Posted on June 1, 2015
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