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FINANCIAL AID MADE EASY. FOR THE TRANSFER STUDENT. TOPICS. WHAT AID IS AVAILABLE APPLICATION PROCESS HOW TO GET YOUR MONEY SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS CONSORTIUM VS TRANSFER. WHAT AID IS AVAILABLE. SCHOLARSHIPS GRANTS WORKSTUDY LOANS. SCHOLARSHIPS. SEPARATE OFFICE AT UTEP

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financial aid made easy

FINANCIAL AID MADE EASY

FOR THE TRANSFER STUDENT

topics
TOPICS
  • WHAT AID IS AVAILABLE
  • APPLICATION PROCESS
  • HOW TO GET YOUR MONEY
  • SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS
  • CONSORTIUM VS TRANSFER
what aid is available
WHAT AID IS AVAILABLE
  • SCHOLARSHIPS
  • GRANTS
  • WORKSTUDY
  • LOANS
scholarships
SCHOLARSHIPS
  • SEPARATE OFFICE AT UTEP
  • TYPICALLY REQUIRE A SEPARATE APPLICATION
  • ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS WHICH INCLUDE GPA AND CLASS LOAD ARE USUALLY HIGHER
  • TRANSFER SCHOLARSHIP
need based aid
NEED BASED AID
  • FEDERAL/STATE GRANTS
    • TEXAS GRANT AMOUNTS
  • WORKSTUDY
  • LOANS (LARGEST OF ALL FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS)
    • SUBSIDIZED
    • UNSUBSIDIZED
application process
Application Process
  • MUST COMPLETE A FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) ANNUALLY BY February 14 to ensure meeting UTEP priority date of March 15. Applying on the web is highly encouraged. www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • STUDENT LOANS REQUIRE ENTRANCE COUNSELING AND A SEPARATE APPLICATION BEFORE BEING PROCESSED
    • web application
  • Work study EARNINGS MUST BE EARNED THROUGH EMPLOYMENT
    • orientation
how to get your money
HOW TO GET YOUR MONEY
  • Refunds (ANY FUNDS LEFT AFTER TUITION AND FEES HAS BEEN PAID TO THE INSTITUTION) are sent to students by hard check or direct deposit
  • Direct Deposit strongly encouraged at UTEP
satisfactory progress
SATISFACTORY PROGRESS
  • EPCC
    • 2/3 COMPLETION
    • GOOD STANDING
  • UTEP
    • 75%
    • 2.0
  • TRANSFER HOURS VS HOURS ACCEPTED TOWARDS DEGREE
the transfer student new
THE TRANSFER STUDENT“NEW”
  • Continuing education at different institution
  • Must transfer all hours to new institution
  • Must apply for Financial Aid at new institution
transients visiting
TRANSIENTS“VISITING”
  • Student is NOT seeking a degree at that institution
  • Student is NOT eligible for financial aid
consortium dual enrollment
CONSORTIUM “DUAL ENROLLMENT”
  • Student MUST have transferred and is seeking a degree at UTEP
  • MUST complete a Consortium Agreement Application
  • Financial Aid will be awarded based on the combined hours
  • All UTEP students are eligible to take courses at EPCC that apply toward a UTEP degree
helpful hints
HELPFUL HINTS
  • APPLY EARLY (KNOW THE PRIORITY DATE)
  • READ EVERYTHING MAILED TO YOU
  • RESPOND TO REQUESTED INFORMATION IN A TIMELY MANNER
  • E-MAIL ADDRESS (UTEP)
  • DIRECT DEPOSIT
  • UNDERSTAND SATISFACTORY ACADEMIC PROGRESS REQUIREMENTS
helpful information
HELPFUL INFORMATION
  • UTEP OFFICE OF STUDENT FINANCIAL AID

747-5204

financial@utep.edu

www.utep.edu/faidschl

  • EL PASO COMMUNITY COLLEGE STUDENT FINANCIAL SERVICES

831-2561

  • www.epcc.edu
  • www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • 1-800-4FEDAID