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Important Facts to Know

Federal regulations require universities to make student consumer information available to prospective and current students concerning graduation rates, default rates, campus safety, average indebtedness and certain information pertaining to NCAA athletic participation. This information may be obtained from the Office of Student Financial Services at utulsa.edu/financial-aid. A paper copy will be provided upon request.

Financial aid records are protected in accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974, as amended. If you would like the university to share your information with a family member, complete the FERPA form available at CaneLink.

TU Email Required

All students must have a valid TU email address. You will receive all correspondence from the Office of Student Financial Services via your TU email account.

Acknowledge Your Financial Aid Award Letter

You will be notified via your TU email account that your award letter is available. Read it carefully and accept or decline your award electronically on the TU portal. Read more about the Award Process.

Report changes in scholarships, expenses, or living situations

Immediately, report any non-TU scholarship(s) received to the Office of Student Financial Services. This may affect eligibility for current funding.

Immediately, report any change in your enrollment or living situation, e.g. part-time enrollment rather than full- time enrollment or commuting from home rather than living on campus, to the Office of Student Financial Services.

Summer Financial Aid

If you are interested in applying for summer federal aid, you need to complete a Summer Financial Aid Application and submit it to the Office of Student Financial Services.

TU Scholarships do not apply to summer enrollment.

Summer Course Work

Summer credits earned either at TU or transferable from another institution into the student’s program may be used to meet the credit hours earned requirement. Grades do not transfer. Students are allowed to enroll at TU for summer courses to make up their deficiency.

Expected Funds & Disbursement Information

Students should have personal funds available to meet initial expenses such as books and supplies.

Important Loan Information

Students must accept their federal direct loans prior to the last day of the semester in order to receive their loans.

Annual federal student loan limits are based upon grade level. As you progress from freshman to sophomore and from sophomore to junior/senior, you may be eligible for additional loan funding. If the grade level change occurs between the fall and spring semesters, contact your financial aid counselor so your file can be reviewed.

Transfer Students

Financial aid satisfactory academic progress requirements for students transferring into TU will be based on all credits accepted into their program.