Understanding Your Bill

Award Amounts

Your financial aid award is determined based on the results of your FAFSA. Awards are granted for a full academic year (fall through spring) and are based on full-time enrollment (12 credit hours or more). If a student registers for only one semester and/or less than full time, the award amount will adjust.


Student awarded $5,000 for the year ($2,500 per semester).
Enrolls for six credits in fall and six credits in spring.
Fall funds paid = $1,250; Spring funds paid = $1,250; TOTAL = $2,500

Student Bill

Your student bill is calculated and maintained by the Bursar's Office. It can include tuition, fees, purchases from the book store, etc.


You will have a bill with the college if:

  • You have not completed a financial aid application;
  • Your bill exceeds your financial aid award;
  • You are denied financial aid due to not meeting eligibility requirements;
  • Your financial aid was revoked due to our policies.

All unpaid bills will be reported to a collection agency. A hold will also be placed on your account. In the event of a hold, no student records (including transcripts) will be released.

Last Update: January 13 2014
For additional information, contact: Ivette Rivera-Dreyer