Steps to Receiving Financial Aid at Purdue University North Central

STEP 1: FAFSA submitted on-line by student.

ACTION ITEMS:
-If you haven’t already, submit your FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov.
-Request your (and your parents, if dependent) Federal Student Aid Pin at www.pin.ed.gov.
-Enter Purdue University North Central Federal School Code: 001826

STEP 2: FAFSA data received by the Financial Aid Office at Purdue University North Central.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 3: Student submits requested information (if any) to the Financial Aid Office based on outstanding (unsatisfied) requirements displayed in Self-Service Banner.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office
-View Outstanding (Unsatisfied) Requirements in Self Service Banner (SSB) via my PNC under the “Student Requirements” under “Overall Status of Financial Aid”.

STEP 4: Student awaits review of FAFSA data and submitted verification information.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 5: Financial Aid Office completes review (verification) of FAFSA data.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 6: Student awaits award notification email from the Financial Aid Office.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 7: Student receives award notification email and financial aid award information is displayed in Self-Service Banner via MyPNC.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 8: Student accepts or declines offered financial aid in Self-Service Banner via MyPNC and completes all programs necessary to process accepted aid.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Complete your Loan Entrance Counseling and Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) at StudentLoans.gov (if first-time loan borrower).
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 9: Student awaits arrival of disbursement date for the term.  Financial aid will be disbursed (paid) to student’s PNC account on the scheduled disbursement date for the term (10 days prior to the start of the term).  Excess refundable financial aid will be made available within 14 days of your scheduled disbursement date.  Note: You must accept your charges and your course registration in order for your aid to pay to your account!

ACTION ITEMS:
-Accept your charges and your course registration from the PNC home page (www.pnc.edu) click on myPNC; then click on Launch my PNC Banner; select Registration Status/Enrollment Confirmation.
-Monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.

STEP 10: Financial aid is disbursed (paid) to student’s PNC account and excess refundable aid is made available.  Student refunds are processed twice a week, on Tuesdays and Thursdays (adjusted for holidays as necessary).  Once semester classes begin, attendance in all courses will be verified prior to the release of a student’s financial aid refund.  Direct deposit refunds are generally available in the student’s bank account, 1 to 5 days following generation of the refund.  Paper check refunds are generally available for pick up in the Bursar’s Office, 2 to 3 business days following generation of the refund.  Paper checks will not be disbursed prior to the first day of classes.

ACTION ITEMS:
-Continue to monitor your PNC Student e-mail account for correspondence from the Financial Aid Office.
-Continue to monitor Self-Service Banner (SSB) via myPNC for messages and information from the Financial Aid Office.