Obtaining and maintaining your financial aid is simple if you follow these steps:

Graduate financial aid notifications will be sent by email beginning in May.   If you are not registered for classes at that time and/or if we are not aware of your anticipated credit enrollment, your financial aid offer will be based on an assumed half-time enrollment status.  Therefore, if you will not register for classes by May and plan to be enrolled more than half-time and you wish to have your financial aid offer based on your anticipated enrollment, please contact

Federal Loan Public Service Forgiveness Questions and Answers

Federal Government Funding Your Graduate Education

Federal Government TEACH Grant (available fall and spring semesters)


All appointments are scheduled for 1 hour. To schedule an appointment to discuss the TEACH grant, contact Shirley Gray by email at  Prior to your appointment, please read information regarding the TEACH grant.

Professional Development Certificate

Students participating in the Welch Center's eight Professional Development Certificate programs are not eligible to receive federal financial aid.