Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships

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The Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships preferred method of communication is through our website; therefore, please feel free to contact us by using our web based contact form.

Please keep in mind that you are responsible for reading all adjoining links on our web pages.


PLUS Loan Applicant Communication

Recently, the U.S. Department of Education sent emails or letters to certain Direct PLUS Loan applicants who have been denied a PLUS loan due to adverse credit history. The email or letter, which is in addition to the standard denial communication, is sent to applicants who could most likely be approved if they request reconsideration of the initial PLUS loan denial. If you have received this communication, you should contact the Student Loan Support Center at 1-800-557-7394 to request to request reconsideration. The applicant (not the Financial Aid Office or the child of the parent applicant) should contact Student Loan Support Center to request reconsideration as soon as possible. Generally, this process can be completed in just a few minutes. Please bear in mind that the Financial Aid Office cannot guarantee that your reconsideration request will result in an approval for the PLUS loan.

Be sure to complete your 2014 - 2015 FAFSA online as soon after January 1st as possible. HAMPTON UNIVERSITY’S PRIORITY FILING DATE IS February 15th. Hampton University's school code is 003714. Please be sure to review all email correspondence from the Department of Education regarding the processing of your FAFSA.

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If you completed a FAFSA on or after May 1st, you are considered a LATE APPLICANT; in that, the Office of Financial Aid cannot guarantee determination of eligibility by payment due date. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts to determine the monetary amount needed for financial clearance.

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Returning Student Financial Aid processing will begin June 1st. If you do not see your financial aid award on-line by July 15th, and you have NO outstanding requirements, please use our contact form to correspond with a Financial Aid Advisor.

PARENT PLUS LOAN applicants, please be sure that you have both accepted the PLUS Loan on HUNet; as well as, completing the credit check and master promissory note (MPN) at: https://studentloans.gov Additional information can be found under Direct Loan News under the General Information tab.

HAMPTON UNIVERSITY'S DIRECT COSTS FOR
ACADEMIC YEAR 2014-2015 FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Tuition $ 19,548
Comprehensive Fee $ 2,212
Room Charge $ 5,040
Board Charge $ 4,652
Technology Fee $ 250
Billable Charges $ 31,702

Additional estimated expenses include, books, supplies, transportation and other personal expenses that are determined by lifestyle and other cost-saving avenues.

Please review the Important Dates tab on our menu. Be advised that all awards and disbursements are based on a student maintaining Full-Time enrollment. Therefore, if you are not maintaining Full-Time enrollment your award(s) maybe reduced or cancelled.

Disclosure Statement: Reporting of all instances of Expected Aid from Outside Sources

Please be aware that Federal Student Aid Guidelines require schools to include various types of aid, as part of the student’s estimated financial assistance when packaging his/her financial aid award. All categories of students are required to report all instances of expected aid to the Financial Aid Office. Failure to do so could result in the reduction, retraction or even cancellation of the student’s financial aid award, possibly leaving the student with a balance owed to the University. The list provided below, should not be construed as all inclusive:

Waivers of Tuition and Fees; Fellowships or assistantships; Veteran Educational Benefits’ Stipends; National Service Education Awards; Insurance programs for student’s education; scholarship; any educational benefits paid because of enrollment in post secondary education; Chapter 1607 Reap Benefits, ROTC living allowances, net income from Need-based Employment; Americorps funds, Designated State Aid; Designated Aid paid on the student's behalf; Scholarships, etc.

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