Be sure to review your student account (banweb.pdx.edu) and the information below to familiarize yourself with these announcements and policy changes to avoid any delay in receiving your financial aid. The Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships looks forward to assisting you with any of your questions or concerns.
Important News & Policy Information for Current Students
The new 2013/2014 FAFSA is ready to fill out: go to fafsa.gov immediately and complete your 2013/2014 application using estimated 2012 income figures. Priority consideration for grant and scholarship eligibility can be based on your FAFSA filing date, so fill it out today!
2012/2013 New Stafford Loan Policy for Graduating Undergrads: As of 2012/2013, if you have fewer than 36 credits remaining in your program and are enrolled less than full time, your Stafford loans will be reduced. See the full policy by clicking here: Stafford Loan Limits for Graduating Undergraduates.
2012/2013 New Pell Grant Rules and Stafford Loan Rules for Graduate Students: for more information regarding these new rules, click here: New Federal Rules Affecting Pell Grant and Stafford Loan Eligibility.
Important Disbursement Policy Notice: Financial aid awards will not pay for students whose PSU enrollment does not match the enrollment for which they were awarded. See how financial aid disbursement to students has changed here: New Disbursement Policy
See how Satisfactory Academic Progress at PSU has changed here: Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy Changes
The 2012/2013 maximum Pell Grant award is $5550. Therefore, students who receive a full-time Pell Grant fall, winter and spring will not be eligible for a summer term Pell Grant. Summer Pell Grants will only be awarded to students who have not used their full Pell eligibility before the summer term.
We’re here to help! The PSU Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is located on campus in the lobby of Neuberger Hall. The PSU Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships is committed to assisting current and prospective students in obtaining funding for their college education. Nearly all admitted students who apply for financial aid and submit all required documents receive an offer for financial aid.
Office hours 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday & 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Friday
phone (503) 725-3461 | Toll-free: (800) 547-8887 ex 3461 secure fax 503-725-5965 email firstname.lastname@example.org
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