Manage Your Financial Aid

Finalizing aid, completing verification, being familiar with Miami’s SAP Standards, and how enrollment changes could impact aid eligibility are all essential aspects of managing your aid. Find all the information you need to manage your aid here.

Steps to Finalize Your Aid

When you get your financial offer, review it carefully. There could be several steps that need to be completed to ensure that your aid will pay towards your bill before the start of each semester.   

Federal Verification

Federal Verification is a review process in which Miami must verify the accuracy of the information provided on a student's FAFSA. Students that are selected for the Verification process should complete this review as early as possible so that they are aware of any increases, decreases, or cancellations in aid before their aid is finalized. 

Changes to your Financial Aid

A student’s financial aid offer may change based on, but not limited to, enrollment changes (add/drop classes), additional sources of financial aid, residency or campus changes, FAFSA adjustments, verification process, or housing plan changes. 

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

Students receiving federal financial aid are expected to maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward completing their degree. Learn more about Miami’s SAP Standards and how to remain eligible for federal aid.

Enrollment Change or Withdrawal and Impact on Financial Aid

Award packages are based on full-time attendance for the fall and spring semesters. Before dropping a class to less than full-time enrollment,or deciding to withdraw from all classes, it is important to know how it will affect your aid.