Office of Financial Aid

Centennial Hall
Phone: (970) 491-6321

General Information about student financial aid in the summer:

  • Summer 2017 students who apply for financial aid may be considered for:
    • Federal Pell Grant
    • Federal Direct Loans (subsidized and unsubsidized)
    • Federal Direct Parent Loan for Dependent Students (PLUS)
    • Federal Graduate PLUS Loan, Federal Perkins Loan (based on funding availability), and
    • Limited Institutional funding, based on availability.
  • Cost of attendance for financial aid will be determined by the length of the session and the number of credits.
  • Half-time enrollment is typically required for financial aid purposes (6 credits for undergraduates; 5 credits for graduate students). Please consult with a counselor in the Office of Financial Aid to determine your specific needs.


Eligibility to be considered for the Federal Pell Grant and/or Federal Direct Loans requires that students must:

  1. Be an admitted student for the summer and enrolled in an approved degree program.
  2. Complete the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.
    The processor must receive the application by June, 30, 2017.
  3. Register for a minimum of six summer session credits as an undergraduate; five credits for graduate students.
  4. Have remaining eligibility for Federal Pell Grant or Federal Direct Loans.
  5. Must be maintaining Satisfactory Academic Progress.


The Office of Financial Aid provides information about loans.
Additional services include entrance and exit counseling, online calculators, and more.

Loan Options include:

  • Federal Loans to Students
  • Federal Loans to Parents
  • Short term loans for students
  • Alternative Educational Loans

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