This page contains how-to guides and instructions for completing financial aid related processes.

How-to Guides

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How to accept/decline student loans

The document linked above will explain how to accept or decline federal student loans.

Tips on Borrowing Student Loans


How to complete the MPN (Master Promissory Note) and Loan Entrance Counseling after accepting your student loans

The document linked above contains vital steps that must be taken after accepting your student loans. If this step is not completed after accepting loans, the loans will not be reflected on your student bill.

How to appeal a Financial Aid Suspension

The document linked above will explain how to submit a Financial Aid SAP Appeal for Pace of Progression, GPA, and/or Maximum Time Frame Suspension.

How to link your tax information to the FAFSA application or request other IRS related documents

The document linked above will explain how to request IRS tax information and provide steps to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer your income tax information to the FAFSA.

How to change your loan amount after acceptance

The form linked above will provide instructions on how to submit a Loan Change Request Form, if you need to request a change/cancellation of your loan.

This form will provide instructions on how to submit a Loan Change Request Form, if you need to request a change/cancellation of your loan.

How to complete an application for the Parent PLUS Loan

The document linked above will explain how to apply for a Parent PLUS Loan. (The Parent PLUS Loan application for Fall 2021-Spring 2022 will be available May 1st).

More Information about the Parent PLUS Loan

How to utilize "Bookstore to the Rescue"

The document linked above will explain how to register for "Bookstore to the Rescue"

 

You may use up to $750 of your financial aid refund at the University of West Georgia Bookstore as a Bookstore to the Rescue credit. To determine if you have a financial aid refund and determine the amount you are eligible to charge at the Bookstore, please follow the directions linked on the left.

How-to Guides