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Changes That Might Affect Your Aid

There are variety of circumstances that may affect your financial aid award including reaching aid limits or reducing the number of units in which you’re enrolled. Always check with the Financial Aid Office if you are changing majors, units, taking a quarter off, etc. to make sure you have the information you need on how it might impact your aid.

Financial Aid Rules and Limits

All Financial Aid programs have limits that dictate when you are no longer eligible to receive aid.

Reducing Units

Registering less than full-time can lower the amount or cancel your financial aid.


Withdrawing mid-quarter from the university may require you to payback a portion of your financial aid.


If you are graduating and do not attend all three quarters of that academic year, your federal loans will be prorated.