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If you are offered loans as part of your financial aid you must complete the following:
See How to Apply for financial Aid for more information.
For all Federal Programs, the student must:
If you meet the above criteria, the first thing you need to do to apply for financial aid is complete the FAFSA. You (and your parents) will need to apply for a PIN so you can sign your FAFSA electronically.
After completing your FAFSA you can research scholarship opportunities at school and in your community. You can also search the web for national scholarships. Each scholarship sets their own eligibility requirements – be sure to verify your eligibility before you apply.
Financial aid award packages are comprised of grants and scholarships (these usually do not need to be paid back), loans (must be paid back) and work-study (student employment). The Federal Pell Grant is the most popular grant (applied for through the FAFSA), but there are other grants at the federal, state and university level. Scholarships opportunities are also available. Keep in mind that the main University of Alaska scholarship deadline is February 15th for the following academic year. You have until August 5th each year to apply for the Kodiak College Foundation Scholarships and the Kodiak College Tuition Waiver.
You can check to see if your financial aid refund has been directly deposited via UAOnline. To do so:
The Government's Role:
The U.S. Congress has established the basic parameters under which eligibility for financial aid programs is calculated. FAFSA data is analyzed and a calculation yields the student’s EFC, or Expected Family Contribution. The financial aid office uses this EFC in the awarding process. To find out more about how the EFC is determined please see the EFC Formula Guide.
Please understand that your EFC is not a bill. Your EFC is only a number used by the school to determine your eligibility for certain types of financial aid programs.
The University's Role:
UAA takes your Cost of Attendance and subtracts your EFC to determine your financial need. The Cost of Attendance is the anticipated budget for all school related expenses – it is not the same as your student account balance that reflects actual registration expenses.
In general, students whose FAFSA data shows them to have the greatest financial need have the most eligibility for grant, work-study, and subsidized loan programs. The programs you are eligible for also depends upon the rules for each award program, and on whether there are funds left in UAA’s allocation for that program by the time we receive your FAFSA data. Taking into account your financial need and the limitations on the aid programs available, you will be awarded with grants first, then work-study, then loans. You may qualify for all three, or you may only qualify for loans.
If you receive outside scholarships or funding from another source, your financial need will decrease and your other awards may have to be adjusted (we try to adjust loans first, then work-study, so as to preserve grant funding). You are required by federal law to report scholarships and other sources of funding, so please notify the financial aid office as soon as you know you’ll be receiving an outside scholarship.
If the total of your financial aid (grants, scholarships, loans, etc.) is greater than the amount of your bill, you will receive a refund. You may enroll to have your refunds sent to your bank account by setting up a direct deposit via UAOnline. If you do not set up direct deposit, a refund check will be mailed to the address you have on file with UAA.
According to Federal regulation, excess financial aid cannot stay in a student's account for use in a future semester and cannot typically be used to pay for previous balances unless that balance occurs within the same award year. If you owe an outstanding balance, contact the Business Office atto discuss your options.
If you have completed all of the requirements to be eligible for disbursement of your financial aid for a given semester, you may be permitted to charge your books against your anticipated financial aid refund at the Kodiak College Bookstore.
If you are still working on your requirements and do not have a way to pay for your books please contact Student Services at 486-1214 to discuss available options.
Keep in mind that you cannot order books for online classes and charge them to your financial aid – the option applies only to books available in our campus bookstore.
If you receive financial aid but do not attend classes you will be subject to the terms in the Return of Federal Financial Aid Policy and your future financial aid eligibility may be affected (see UAA Student Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Statement).
Discuss your situation with your program advisor and the financial aid office (486-1214) if you find that you will not be able to attend classes.
Grades that indicate satisfactory completion of a course for financial aid purposes are: A, B, C, D or P.
Grades that indicate unsatisfactory completion for financial aid purposes are: AU, DF, F, I, W, NB, NC and NP
Please review the UAA Student Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Statement for more information on maintaining eligibility for financial aid.
You can find out which federal loan programs you qualify for by submitting your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
For Unofficial and Official transcripts, from Kodiak College, log in to UAOnline. Refer to page 2 of the UAOnline Directions document for instructions. Contact Enrollment Services at UAA with questions.
If you are applying for admission, please have official copies of your transcripts from all other colleges you have attended sent to Kodiak College, UAA. The address is listed at the bottom of this webpage.
If you have any questions about transcripts, contact Robyn Callahan.
You have several options.
First you should speak with your instructor. View more information on recommendations to consider before making a change.
I have an “F”
This is a grade you want to AVOID!!! An “F” indicates failure and has a damaging effect on your GPA. Like all grades, it remains on your transcript permanently. A low GPA can result in academic probation and/or removal from your degree program. Failing to earn credit for enrolled courses or low GPA can disqualify students from future financial aid opportunities. To avoid an “F”, students must complete a withdrawal form before the posted deadline or work with the instructor to try and bring the grade up.
I have a “D”
A”D” represents the lowest passing grade for the course. Credit is earned, but in some cases, a grade of “C” or higher is needed to progress to the next level course. Some programs will not allow students to proceed to the next level course with a “D” grade in certain courses. A “D” affects GPA, so stronger grades will be needed in other classes to maintain student GPA and avoid problems with academic status and financial aid. Download a pdf of this information.
The best time to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is as early as possible after the first of the calendar year for the upcoming academic year (ex. complete your FAFSA for the 2016/2017 school year after January 1, 2016).
The FAFSA is designed to assess federal student aid eligibility but the information from your FAFSA is used to award various types of non-federal aid as well, for example:
Submitting your FAFSA early could earn you additional non-federal financial aid.
Completing your taxes early will help you get a jump on the FAFSA because you'll need that information to complete the FAFSA accurately. You can estimate your tax information for the FAFSA using data from previous tax years, but you'll need to correct the amounts after your tax filing is complete. When possible, use the IRS data retrieval tool to complete your FAFSA as it can help prevent processing delays.
At age 66. The person would need to have been an Alaskan resident for at least 12 months. Contact Robyn Callahan for more information via email or call 486-1266.
Kodiak College is located at 117 Benny Benson Drive in Kodiak, Alaska.
See more about Kodiak College on our About page.
Kodiak College has an open enrollment Policy. Students who meet the following criteria are eligible to enroll for credit at Kodiak College, UAA:
a. Have earned a high school diploma or equivalent GED Certificate.
b. Are high school students who have completed the process and are approved to participate in college courses.
Specific certificate and degree programs may have additional admissions requirements. Open admission does not guarantee formal admission to a certificate or degree program.
Refer to the Admissions page for more information.
We have five Associate of Applied Science degrees an Associate of Arts, General program, undergraduate certificates, and occupational endorsement certificates.
A Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing available through our parent college, the University of Alaska Anchorage.
We also have a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing available through our parent college, the University of Alaska Anchorage. Visit the Degrees and Certificates page for details.
Getting started requires applying for admission either as a degree-seeking or non-degree seeking student. Apply as a degree-seeking student if you intend to earn a degree or certificate and if you intend to apply for financial aid. If you are taking courses for your own personal interest and growth, apply as a non-degree seeking student. Apply at UAOnline for admission as Non-Degree Seeking if you are a new student or if it has been more than 2 years since you have taken a class.
Visit the Admissions page for details.
If you would like to speak with a program advisor before your apply for admission, see the Advising Contacts page.
The Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) course is a 7-credit class offered each spring semester at Kodiak College. The CNA application is available now online and on campus. Students are encouraged familiarize themselves with the program requirements well in advance of the November submission deadline since a placement test, immunizations, and letters of reference are required. The cost of the CNA program will be approximately $1786.00 for spring 2016. Please see the CNA page or contact CNA instructor Margaret Stewart for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Occasionally, off campus job opportunities are posted at Kodiak College community bulletin boards. Inquire at Student Services in Campus Center Room 119 for information on current postings.