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Kenai Peninsula College buildings are closed at this time. All business is being conducted remotely, or by appointment. Visit the KPC COVID Information Page for information about specific departments and services. For general questions, call 907.262.0330 or email kpc.info@alaska.edu. More information is available about the UA wide response to Covid-19 at the UA Covid-19 Information website.

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Financial Aid

You are in the right place to explore the many financial aid options available that help make paying for college in Alaska AFFORDABLE.  Currently, our office staff is working remotely but we are still here and happy to help!  You can reach us with an email at kpc.financial.aid@alaska.edu or by phone at 907-262-0332. We are also able to schedule Zoom meetings.

  • General Overview
    • KPC's Financial Aid Office works in partnership with our main campus at UAA,
    • UAOnline student portal is where you find requests for information and forms.
    • Your University of Alaska assigned email address is where your monthly statement and other important information is sent.
    • You find the latest financial aid policy, procedures, and forms by visiting UAA's Office of Student Financial Aid website.
  • Financial Aid Checklist
    • Complete the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually.  FAFSA opens October 1st for the following academic year. Note that the UAA/KPC Federal School Code is 011462. 
    • Students must be admitted to a degree or certificate program at the university in order to qualify for Federal and State programs. 
    • Apply for KPC/UAA Scholarships on AcademicWorks.  Opens October 1st, deadline is February 15th.
    • Monitor your financial aid status and correspondence on UAOnline and email.
    • Respond immediately to requests for further documents.
    • Review your financial aid award letter and accept or decline your award offers.
    • Undergraduates must be registered for minimum of six (6) "financial aid eligible" credits for federal student loans.
    • Complete Loan Entrance Counseling, Master Promissory Note (MPN), and Annual Student Loan Acknowledgement at studentloans.gov.
  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy
    • Students must maintain satisfactory academic progress in order to retain financial aid eligibility, whether presently receiving financial aid or planning for a future semester.
    • If a student fails to complete satisfactory academic progress (SAP) they may have their financial aid placed on "ineligible" status until an appeal and degree plan have been submitted and approved.  
    • UAA SAP requirements:
      • GPA: Undergraduates 2.0, Graduates 3.0
      • Successful completion of 67% of all attempted credits
      • Maximum allowed timeframe is 150% of required credits for the student's program
      • More information is found on UAA Student Responsibilities
  • Helpful Links
  • Withdrawal Policy
    Students who withdraw from all classes prior to completing more than 60 percent of an enrollment term will have their eligibility for aid recalculated based on the percent of the term completed. If you are thinking about withdrawing from all classes PRIOR to completing 60 percent of the semester, you should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid to see how your withdrawal will affect your financial aid. 

 

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