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Applying for Federal Student Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is an application completed by current and prospective students every academic year (as long as they are in school) to determine their eligibility for federal aid (federal loans, grants, and work-study). Frequently asked questions about financial aid and loans are available at www.uaptc.edu/finaid-faq.
Applying for aid is easy! Simply follow these four steps:
Step 1: Create an FSA ID (used to log into the U.S. Department of Education online systems).
While completing the FAFSA application:
Step 3: After accessing the UA-PTC Financial Aid Portal:
The online award letter must be submitted indicating the following:
Step 4: For your subsidized/unsubsidized loan to pay, make sure you have completed the following:
Once the UA-PTC Office of Financial Aid receives your completed Master Promissory Note and receives notice that your Entrance Loan Counseling (if needed) has been completed, loan funds are transmitted to your student account on the dates set by UA-PTC according to your loan period, and in accordance with federal regulations.
If you are experiencing any confusion while completing the FAFSA or wondering what happens after the FAFSA has been sent, we encourage you to watch our step by step how to videos for a better understanding of the financial aid process. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact a financial aid team member.
Applying for Aid
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