Frequently Asked Questions

When will financial aid refunds be sent to students?

 Are there any scholarships available?  How do I receive my outside scholarship for my tuition/books?

Am I eligible for LIFE scholarship? How do I receive it?

What is OCtech’s school code for the FAFSA?

How often do I have to fill out the FAFSA and what information will I need?

Is there a deadline for filling out the FAFSA? Will FA pay my registration fee(s)?

I filled out my FAFSA correctly; why have I been selected for verification?

Will I receive FA in the summer semester?

How do I obtain a copy of my FA Award letter?

Does Lottery Tuition Assistance help with my fees/books/supplies?

When can I use my FA to charge in the bookstore?

What is a tax transcript? How do I get a copy of my tax transcript?

When will I receive my 1098T tax form?

How do I get off of FA Warning? FA Danger 1/2? FA Suspension?

Will my FA change if I drop/withdraw from a class?

How do I receive my VA benefits?

How do I apply for a student loan?

How do I apply for a private student loan?

What is the difference between the Federal Direct Loan & a Private student loan?

Am I eligible for work-study? How do I apply?