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Yes. If students are experiencing financial difficulty, it is highly recommended they schedule an appointment with their financial aid counselor. You may email them directly or call the Financial Aid office.
Student budgets consist of tuition, fees, cost of required books and supplies, room and board (based upon a shared dwelling), transportation, and personal expenses. In general, fees and books come from your school’s Student Affairs office, and tuition is set by Mississippi Institution of Higher Learning. Room and board costs are constructed using Bureau of Labor Statistics data for specific geographical regions, as well as metro area apartment guide. This is supplemented with data from annual surveys sent to our student body.
Deferment forms are processed by the Registrar.
Students are required to be matriculated in a program of study at least half-time for the period seeking financial assistance. Half time is defined as six (6) credits for undergraduate students. Half-time status for graduate/professional students varies based on the requirements of the program.
Students who have room in their budgets can request additional funds by completing the Request for Account Adjustment form.
Subtract your total financial aid award from your cost of attendance. Your individual budget figures along with your financial aid award can be obtained by logging into the myU portal.
Yes. Students can request to decrease their previously accepted Financial Aid by completing the Request for Account Adjustment form.
Currently enrolled students: Contact the Registrar’s Office.
A student must be a citizen or eligible non-citizen to receive aid from the Federal Student Aid programs. The general requirement for eligible non-citizens is that they be in the U.S. for other than a temporary purpose with the intention of becoming a citizen or lawful permanent resident, as evidenced by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Students should review their school’s catalog for more specific information regarding citizenship requirements.
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