Award Process Checklist
Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov
and get a pin for electronic signature as well as ability to correct or change your application. Or you may obtain a paper packet by calling the Financial Aid Office or visiting one of our City University of Seattle sites.
- When FAFSA information is received and no other documentation is required, a confirmation email will be sent.
- If additional documentation is required, a missing information letter will be sent outlining documents needed. Most forms can be downloaded as a .pdf from the forms portion of the web site.
Receive a Financial Aid Notification (FAN) Letter
Receive FAN, Required Reading
, and either accept or reject all or a portion of the aid offer.
Read Required Reading
date, and return FAN to City University of Seattle Financial Aid Office.
Complete Entrance Interview
Go to Edfund, our Guarantee Agency at www.mappingyourfuture.org
, and complete an Entrance Interview Form
complete and return (this must be done each year).
Complete Master Promissory Note
A first-time borrower at City University of Seattle needs to complete the Master Promissory Note at www.collegelenderlist.com
Enroll for Courses
Enroll in courses according to the number of credits you indicated on your FAN. It is important to maintain the
same number of credits you designated. Contact your Financial Aid Counselor of any changes in number of credits or
type of course (example: on-site course changed to Distance Learning course).
Funds are Disbursed
Students must be registered and in attendance before financial aid can be released. There are special rules
if you are enrolled in Distance Learning Courses.
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Students are expected to maintain satisfactory academic progress toward completion of their degree. Students
applying for financial aid should review the Satisfactory Academic Progress policy which is available from the Financial Aid Office.
Return of Title IV Funds
If you officially withdraw from all your courses, or if you complete zero credits in any quarter, you may be subject
to the return of Title IV Funds. The calculation used to determine how much you have to repay is based on the number
of days you attended in the quarter. It is important that you notify your Academic Advisor and the Financial Aid Office
immediately when you officially withdraw. The Return of Title IV Funds Policy
is available from the Financial Aid Office.