Steps to Finalize Your Financial Aid

After receiving the financial aid offer notification, review the steps below to complete any necessary requirements. Visit Tuition and Financial Aid for additional financing options.

Users who anticipate or experience a disability-related barrier to using the Banner 9 Self Service - Financial Aid application may access financial aid information via Banner 8 Self Service - Financial Aid or by contacting the One Stop at or 513-529-0001 to request assistance to review and accept your financial aid offer, including reviewing the cost of attendance. Users who experience disability-related barriers to using the application may also report an accessibility barrier.

Reminders and Notes

  • Pay your bill by the due date. Payment plan options are also available. 
  • Financial aid will be disbursed to your Miami (bursar) account, after all requirements are met, according to Miami’s disbursement schedule.
  • Sign up for RedHawk Refunds, a free, convenient service that provides faster access to financial aid refunds.
  • Your financial aid may change for a variety of reasons. Visit Changes to Financial Aid for more information. 
  • A student may request a review of their aid eligibility if their family's financial situation changed after filing the FAFSA.
  • Complete the FERPA Release Form to grant individuals access to view your information.
  • Enroll or waive participation in the student health insurance plan annually.