For more information about financial aid, loans, and scholarships, visit the
Financial Aid web site.
aid programs’ eligibility is partially based on census date units.
This measurement is taken at census date which is the 15th class date of
financial aid, loans, or scholarships will be credited to students’ BARC
accounts until they are registered in the minimum number of units. Students
are encouraged to register for classes at their registration appointment
times to facilitate this process. Undergraduates must be registered in a
of 6 units. Graduate students must be registered in a minimum of 4 units.
who had financial aid, loans, or scholarships credited to their BARC accounts
and who have
a zero balance or credit balance on their BARC
by 4 p.m. on September 15 automatically receive a “fees paid” status
and will have their classes protected.
undergraduate students are subject to the fee
students who still have a “balance due” on
this deadline must pay or defer this balance by 4 p.m., September 15.
Students who pay the “amount
due” or enroll in a BARC payment plan by the fee payment deadline
will have their classes protected. Undergraduate students who miss
the fee payment
deadline and who get dropped from their classes must pay or defer their
fees before they can re-register for classes. Financial aid cannot
be credited to
BARC accounts until students are registered in sufficient units.
fee payment deadline for Graduate students is the first
day of instruction.
who have not paid fees by the first day of instruction are subject to a $50
late payment fee and will not be allowed to
registration until fee payment is made.
refunds will be direct deposited by the Billing Office. All students who have
a credit balance due to financial aid or graduate credits will have direct deposits
released directly to a specified bank account. Students who have credit balances
acquired (due to financial aid being applied to their accounts) will have their
direct deposits released to their bank
accounts on a weekly basis.
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