Calendar GraphicStatus of Financial Aid Requirements

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Financial Aid Awards for Summer

Financial aid award information for summer will be available on BannerWeb by late April or early May. Students will receive an email notification to their Miami email account when their financial aid information is available.

2016-2017 Financial Aid Award Notices for Returning Students

Financial aid award information for returning students will be available on BannerWeb in early June. Students will receive an email notification to their Miami email account when their financial aid information is available.

Federal Financial Aid Eligibility Criteria

  • Students must be U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens as defined on the FAFSA.
  • Students must be registered for Selective Service, if required.
  • Students must be working toward a degree in an eligible program.
  • Students must be able to demonstrate financial need (except for certain loans).
  • Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress each academic year.
  • Students must certify that they are not in default on any federal student loan or owe a refund on a federal grant.
  • Students must have a valid Social Security Number (unless student is from the Republic of Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, or the Republic of Palau).
  • Students must certify that they will use federal student financial aid only for educational purposes.
  • Students must not have been convicted of an offense involving either the possession or sale of illegal drugs that occurred while receiving Title IV aid.
  • Students are not eligible to receive a Federal Pell Grant if the student is subject to an involuntary civil commitment following incarceration for a sexual offense (as determined under the FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting Program).