Apply for Financial Aid

Southeast Tech Federal School Code: 008285

东南技术学院的经济援助专家随时待命 to assist students in finding their best financing options. When it comes to paying for school, our team understands that you may have questions and are available to help navigate through the process.

*The U.S. Department of Education anticipates the 2024-2025 FAFSA to be available in December 2023.

Apply for Financial Aid

  1. Apply for a FSA ID

    A Federal Student Aid ID is required to apply for financial aid. It is issued by the US Department of Education and can serve as a legal signature on online applications.*

  2. Complete A FAFSA Form

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be completed online.*

  3. Wait for processing

    Allow 2-6 weeks for your FAFSA to be processed.

  4. Complete financial aid counseling and Master Promissory Note

    Complete your entrance counseling and/or direct loan master promissory note (MPN) at

  5. Review and complete financial aid acceptance

    Log in to myTech to review and accept or decline your financial aid options.  

Glossary of Terms

查看或下载东南理工的文档跟踪术语表,以帮助澄清 the financial aid paperwork process. 

Frequently Asked Financial Aid Questions

Federal Student Aid is the financial assistance available through the U.S. Department of Education. Federal student aid includes Pell Grants, Direct Subsidized Loans, Direct Unsubsidized Loans and Work Study. Federal student aid helps cover school-related expenses such as tuition, fees, room & board, books and transportation.



U.S. citizens and eligible non-citizens can qualify for federal student aid if they meet the following guidelines:

  • Must be a high school graduate or have completed a GED.
  • 注册至少一半的时间,并获得资格学位或证书所需的学分 program you are accepted into (to receive Direct Loans).
  • Must have a valid Social Security number.
  • Males must be registered for Selective Service.
  • Continuing students must maintain satisfactory academic progress.
  • Must be current in payments from any previous student loans.
  • Must NOT have drug-related convictions while enrolled.


学生必须至少注册一半时间(课程要求)才能获得 Direct Loans.

Enrollment status, Fall, Spring and Summer Terms:

  • Full-time: 12 or more credits
  • Three-quarter time: 9-11 credits
  • Half-time: 6-8 credits
  • FSA ID to serve as your signature. Apply for a FSA ID at
  • Your social security number.
  • Your driver’s license number.
  • Your federal tax return & W2s.
  • Untaxed income such as social security or welfare.
  • Your current bank statements.
  • 股票和其他投资记录,包括房地产(不包括您居住的房屋) 信托基金、货币市场基金、定期存单、股票和债券等 education savings plans such as 529 college savings plans.
  • 商业和农业数据,包括抵押信息和土地、建筑物的市场价值, machinery, equipment and inventory. Do not include the value of a small business that you own and control that have less than 100 full-time employees.
  • 如果你是根据联邦学生援助指南确定的受抚养人,你的父母 还需要提供上面列出的信息,并有一个FSA ID来签署你的 FAFSA.

完成FAFSA后,学生有资格获得联邦援助 on an annual basis. When a student completes the FAFSA, she/he will be awarded for 是秋季学期,春季学期,还是秋季学期和春季学期都是,这取决于FAFSA的时间 is completed and other eligibility factors. Summer financial aid is NOT awarded without 具体要求这样做的学生,因为它将影响贷款金额为 the fall and spring. A student may handle their charges for summer classes in one of the following ways:

  1. 一旦获得秋季和春季奖学金,学生可以要求获得资助和非资助 loan(s) they are eligible for be divided into three disbursements instead of two. 这不会改变学生有资格获得的贷款总额,而是 在秋季和春季给学生较少的贷款资金,以便预留 a portion of their loan(s) funding for the summer session. To do this a student must 夏季课程至少有一半的注册状态(学分必须是 他们被录取的项目所要求的,并且他们必须完成适当的 Summer Financial Aid Request Form found on the Financial Aid Forms page.
  2. 一旦获得秋季和春季学期的奖学金,学生可以放弃部分秋季和/或学期的课程 申请春季贷款,然后填写相应的暑期经济援助申请表 在春季学期,一旦他们注册,就可以在财务援助表格页面上找到 for summer classes. To do this, a student must be a minimum of ½ time enrollment status 对于夏季课程(必须获得该课程的学分),它们被接受 into).
  3. 一旦获得秋季和春季奖学金,学生就可以接受所有的联邦贷款。 as awarded for the fall and spring semesters. If a refund check is received, it is 学生有责任保存尽可能多的退款资金,因为需要 summer session. By accepting all federal funding a student is eligible for in the 在秋季和春季学期,没有额外的联邦学生资助可以接受 在夏季会议期间,因为夏季会议在STC是一个预告会议 the end of the award year.
  4. 如果一个学生有良好的信用记录,或者如果一个学生能够找到一个共同签署人 良好的信用记录,可以在夏季会议期间使用替代贷款,如果 federal funding has been exhausted. To utilize an alternative loan a student must 夏季课程至少有一半的注册状态(学分必须是 他们被录取的项目所要求的,并且他们必须完成适当的 Summer Financial Aid Request Form found on the Financial Aid Forms page.
  5. 那些在东南大学开始春季或夏季课程的学生必须 实际上在夏季至少注册了半天的注册状态 之前的课程(他们被接受的课程必须获得学分) summer eligibility can be awarded. The appropriate Summer Financial Aid Request Form 在财政援助表格页面上找到必须完成请求夏季财政 aid award. If eligible for summer aid, the student will be awarded once this form is received.

As a reminder, a student must be enrolled for at least half-time (credits must be 他们被接受的课程要求他们有资格获得任何贷款 set aside or scheduled for the summer session. If loan(s) are split to include summer 如果学生未能在夏季课程中至少保持一半的注册时间, the loan funds set aside for summer will be void. In addition, summer courses which 必须在夏季初始付款(通常是6月中旬)之前完成 successfully to count toward a student’s enrollment status for the summer. Failing 或者在支付暑期基金之前退出暑期课程 in loss of eligibility for summer funds altogether.

核查是指在FAFSA上提供的信息由FAFSA确认的过程 institution. As described in part 668.54 of the Electronic Code of Federal Regulations, 你可能会被教育部或你所在的院校选中进行核实. 当选择进行验证时,所有要求的文件必须完整填写 before a student can be awarded financial aid. If there are discrepancies between 你的FAFSA申请和任何提交给东南理工大学的验证文件 corrections will be sent electronically to the U.S. Department of Education. The Department 已大大扩大了核查过程,这可能导致 在不同类型的文件,你已经被要求在前几年.
Review your “Financial Aid Document Tracking” page on myTech. An ‘incomplete’ status 意思是我们收到了文件,但填写错误,难以辨认或 missing a portion of the needed information. A ‘not reviewed’ status means that the document has been received but is not yet processed. A ‘not received’ status means that the document is still needed.
奖学金的“未决”状态意味着我们已经收到奖学金支票 但是支票必须先在上面签字,才能存入您的账户. Stop by the Financial Aid Office to sign your scholarship check. 

Financial Aid Staff


Monday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. 
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Thursday: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 
Friday: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 
Saturday: Closed 
Sunday: Closed


东南技术学院财政援助办公室位于米克尔森中心, 2320 N. Career Ave.

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