Nov 29, 2022  
2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog

General Eligibility Requirements

All financial aid is dependent upon the availability of federal, state, local and institutional resources. To be eligible for financial aid, a student must:

  1. Be accepted as a degree-seeking student in an A.A., A.S, B.A.S. or B.S. degree program, or
  2. Be accepted as a certificate-seeking student in an eligible College Credit Certificate or Career and Technical Certificate program. Students who are conditionally admitted to a degree or certificate program are not eligible for financial aid until all admissions criteria have been met and they are fully admitted to the program.
  3. Make satisfactory academic progress for financial aid purposes.
  4. Be a U.S. citizen, national or eligible non-citizen.
  5. Enroll at least half-time (six credit hours) for most aid programs.
  6. Not be in default on a prior student loan.
  7. Not owe a repayment or overpayment of a federal grant.
  8. Have a standard high school diploma or GED. If enrolling in higher education for the first time on or after July 1, 2012, in order to be eligible for federal student aid, the student must have either a high school diploma or a recognized equivalent (such as a General Educational Development certificate, GED, or have been home schooled).
  9. As a college transfer student, upon admission to the college provide an official transcript from each previously attended institution. These are submitted to and evaluated by CF.