Eligibility for federal student aid is based on financial need and several other factors.
Congress created a federal needs analysis methodology known as FM, which is used to calculate eligibility for federal student aid. Many state agencies also use FM to determine eligibility for need-based state grant eligibility. Students should contact their state's Department of Education for additional information on state grant eligibility.
Students have the right to expect that:
Students have the following responsibilities:
Title IV federal financial aid is available for eligible degree and certificate programs, as well as teacher preparation programs that lead to a Connecticut Educator Certification (state teacher license). Title IV aid is not available for non-degree programs or ineligible certificate programs.
Students must remain in good academic standing and meet satisfactory academic progress requirements according to University policy in order to remain eligible for enrollment and financial aid. Review the University of Saint Joseph Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for more information.
The University of Saint Joseph, including the Gengras Center School and the School for Young Children, is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. and the State of Connecticut Office of Higher Education. The University of Saint Joseph prohibits discrimination against any persons on account of their race, color, religious creed, age, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, transgender status, marital status, national origin, ancestry, disability (including, but not limited to, intellectual disability, present or past history of mental disorder, learning disability, or physical disability), genetic information, homelessness, prior conviction of a crime, or any other characteristic protected by law, in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and employment practices (unless there is a bona fide occupational qualification related to employment).
Inquiries concerning the University’s non-discrimination policies may be referred to Deborah Spencer, Human Resources director /Title IX coordinator, telephone 860.231.5390 or email [email protected], or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston Mass 02109, telephone 617.289.0111, TDD 800.877.8339, fax 617.289.0150, or email [email protected]. More information.