Policies and Procedures

The office of student financial aid maintains a collection of policies and procedures that facilitate the financial aid process.

Code of conduct

Code of conduct governing relationships between the University and student loan lending institutions

Enrollment Status/Reduced Course Load Policy

Policy outlining student enrollment status and definition of Full-Time; Three-Quarter Time; Half-Time; and Less Than Half-Time enrollment.

FERPA Policy

Policy outlining the rights to and release of a student's personal, academic and financial aid information

Pell Grant policy

Policy outlining eligibility requirements, summer semester qualifications and dual enrollment considerations

Perkins Loan policy and discolsures

Policy outlining Federal Perkins Loan process and important disclosure information

Repeated courses and financial aid eligibility

Policy explaining when a repeated course may not be included in determining your financial aid eligibility

Required enrollment policy

Policy outlining the minimum number of semester hours you must be enrolled in to be eligible for financial aid

Satisfactory Academic Progress policy

Policy explaining the requirements of satisfactory academic progress

Scholarship Enrollment and Renewal Standards

General policies regarding enrollment and renewal standards for Missouri State's institutionally funded scholarships

Security of information

Details about the program that ensures the security, confidentiality and integrity of your information

Senior Degree Completion Grant (SDCG)

Policy outlining student eligibility requirements and processing procedure for the Senior Degree Completion Grant.

Student eligibility and receiving your aid

Policy outlining general eligibility requirements for federal, state and university aid programs

Study abroad

Policy outlining how Missouri State scholarships can be applied to study away programs

Unusual Enrollment History

Policy outlining the U.S. Department of Education's regulations to prevent fraud and abuse in the Federal Pell Grant Program.

Verification of your FAFSA

Details regarding how to verify your FAFSA if selected for verification

Veteran benefits

Information regarding veteran benefits and services at Missouri State

Withdrawal from Missouri State

Policy outlining what happens to your financial aid if you withdraw from Missouri State