Student Financial Services
Student Financial Services

Financial Aid: Managing Your Financial Aid

How Your Financial Aid Was Determined
Revisions to Your Offer of Financial Assistance
Changes in Enrollment
Enrollment as an Undergraduate Student
Enrollment as a Post-Baccalaureate/Graduate Student
Verification Requirements
GPA/Credit Requirements for Maintaining Eligibility
State of Washington Eligibility Requirements

Revisions to Your Offer of Financial Assistance

Sometimes, your offer of financial assistance will change after the initial award. Common reasons include:

  • Additional resources, such as scholarships from non-SPU agencies or employer/government assistance, are received.
  • Your cost of attendance changes due to credit load, where you are living, or documentation of unique circumstances.
  • Your eligibility changes due to new information.
  • You request to cancel or reduce some or all of your aid (Example: loans).

You are required to notify SFS immediately if you are aware of changes in circumstance, housing arrangements, credit load, receipt of additional resources, or if you wish to change your award.

Revision of Financial Aid Request forms are available in the SFS office and here. We will process changes based on eligibility and funding. Notification of all revisions will be sent to your SPU email account.

Federal and state regulations prohibit institutions from awarding any student more than his or her documented need or cost of attendance. Therefore, any changes in your resources or costs may result in a necessary change to your financial aid award.

Additionally, SPU and the Washington Student Achievement Council of Washington reserve the right to change, reduce, modify, or cancel any financial aid due to limited funding or information that affects your eligibility.

Last Updated: 3/1/2013