Financial Aid Policies
- Adjustments to Financial Aid
There are a variety of circumstances that may require an adjustment to your financial aid award. You should understand how dropping and adding courses, receiving other aid, or corrections on their FAFSA will impact your aid.
- Withdrawal / Failure to Attend All Classes
If you withdraw from all classes, financial aid eligibility will be recalculated based on the number of days you were enrolled. You may be required to return funds to the OSU Bursar's Office. If your aid has not been disbursed, you may be eligible to receive a portion of the aid you have accepted.
- Academic Progress Requirements for Continued Aid Eligibility (SAP)
You must meet certain academic requirements to maintain eligibility for federal and state grants, work-study, loans and scholarships.
- Repeated Coursework
Federal regulations impact your eligibility receive financial aid (federal and state) for repeated coursework. This policy applies to Undergraduate Students only.
- Double Majors/Dual Degrees
Federal regulations impact your eligibility receive financial aid (federal and state) once you have completed the courses required for your first major/degree. This policy applies to Undergraduate Students only.
- Academic Minors
Federal regulations impact your eligibility receive financial aid (federal and state) for courses that count toward a minor, once you have completed the courses required for your major/degree.
- Award Terms and Conditions
You should carefully read this information before accepting any financial aid funds awarded to you.
- Required Reading for Scholarship and Financial Aid Recipients
As a recipient of financial assistance offered to you by Oklahoma State University, you are responsible for being aware of, and abiding by, the terms and conditions of the awards. By accepting your award(s), you agree that you have read, understood, and agree to the following important information/policy statements.
- Student Loan Code of Conduct
The Office of Scholarship and Financial Aid has established a set of principles and policies to govern educational lending practices for undergraduate, graduate and professional students. Our staff will follow this Code of Conduct to ensure the integrity of the student loan process.
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
Students who receive any form of financial aid, have certain rights and responsibilities.
- Federal Partnerships
OSU has partnered with the Department of Education to explore ways in which we can streamline the financial aid process for families while maintaining the integrity of the federal student aid programs.
- Consumer Information
In accordance with federal regulations set forth under The Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, consumer information must be made available to all students.
Dependent or Independent status for Financial Aid
Guide to Federal Regulationswhich determine if you are considered dependent or independent for financial aid.