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Application Process For Federal Aid

 

Term/Semester

Which FAFSA

When Do I Complete?

Summer & Fall 2021
Spring 2022

2021-2022 FAFSA using 2019 income

Systems/Information for 21-22 should be available by the dates noted in the

New Student and Current Student tables below.

Summer & Fall 2022

Spring 2023

2022-2023 FAFSA using 2020 income

Available 10/1/2021

New Students or First Time Loan Borrowers   

Current and Continuing Student Loan Borrowers

Information on Zoom Office Hours and links

Students beginning TUC in spring 2021 should complete both year's FAFSA now!!

 
 
We look forward to working with you!

  

New Students or First Time Loan Borrowers

Checklist and Timeline

Step

Item

Additional Information

Approximate Date Info Available

1

Create your FSA ID

If you haven’t done so previously.

Now

2

Complete FAFSA

Now

3

Submit requested information

Check TouroOne.  You may not need to provide additional information.  Other than citizenship verification, most students are not selected by Department of Education to provide additional information.

Now

4

Review your Cost of Attendance (COA) and Budget Calculators

Your 21-22 COA is available now. Begin review of determining how much you may need to borrow in student loans. COA and Budget Calculator videos.

Now

5

Entrance Counseling

Make sure to select Graduate and Professional version.

Now

6

Master Promissory Note-(MPN)/Loan Agreement

 A credit check is required for the Graduate Plus Loan. If you have any concerns about passing a credit check, review this and if contact financial aid.

Federal Information

TUC Information

2021-22 version.

If you have placed a security freeze on your credit file, contact financial aid

Now

Please note: Entrance Counseling and MPN's will import to the TouroOne system only after your have reviewed and accepted your loan offers.  If you have completed, but TouroOne shows as missing, it will update the day after you complete #7.

7

Review Loan Offers

In TouroOne Financial Services Tab.  You can decline, reduce, and accept your loans as appropriate.

See FAQ’s

5/24/2021

8

Register 

Check TouroOne Registration tab and make sure you see at least 6 credits applicable toward your degree in order to be eligible for your financial aid to disburse to your account. See Registrar's page for more information.

5/1/21 - Summer

7/1/21 - Fall

9

Disbursement Date

Check yours in TouroOne on the Financial Services Tab > Financial Aid Awards > 2021-22 > Select Award Payment Schedule link at the bottom of the page.

Viewable 3 days after you accept your loan offers.

9

Refunds from Bursar's Office

Issued within 14 days from your disbursement date.  

 

Most forms can be emailed to finaid@tu.edu.  If your document contains personally identifiable/sensitive information, make sure that you encrypt your documents using encryption software or an encryption service.  You can also send documents via snail mail to TUC, Financial Aid, 1310 Club Drive, Vallejo 94592. Contact us with questions: tucafinaid@tu.edu.

 

Current and Continuing Student Loan Borrowers

Checklist and Timeline

Step

Item

Additional Information

Approximate Date Info Available

1

Complete FAFSA

Now

2

Submit requested information

Check TouroOne.  You may not need to provide additional information.  Most students are not selected by Department of Education to provide additional information.

Once registered for summer or fall 2021

 

Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement  

(ASLA)

The Department of Education announced this will be a requirement for 2022-23.

The ASLA is not required for 21-22, but has good information for you on your total student loan indebtedness.

Now

3

Register

Check your TouroOne Registration tab and make sure you see at least 6 credits required for your degree in order to be eligible for financial aid. See the Registrar's page for more information.

4/9/21 - Summer

5/19/21 - Fall

 4

Cost of Attendance (COA)

 21-22 is now available.  See Budget calculators on this page. Now

5

Review Loan Offers

In TouroOne Financial Services Tab. You can accept  If you have a credit freeze with a credit bureau, you will need to remove it temporarily until your credit check can be reivewed for your Graduate Plus loan.

See FAQ’s

5/24/2021 or after all steps above are completed

6

Loan Disbursement Dates

Check yours in TouroOne on the Financial Services Tab > Financial Aid Awards > 2021-22 > Select Award Payment Schedule link at the bottom of the page.

Viewable 3 days after you accept your loan offers.

7

Bursar's Office Issues Refunds

Refunds are issued 14 days after funds disburse on your TouroOne account.