Student fINANCIAL aSSISTANCe
FInancial Assistance Programs; Terms and Conditions; Criteria for Selecting Recipients; and Rights and Responsibilities of Students Receiving Financial Aid
Federal Student Financial Aid Penalties for Drug Law Violations
Students convicted of a federal or state offense for selling or possessing illegal drugs may not be eligible for federal student aid (grants, loans, and work-study) if the offense(s) occured simultaneously while the student was enrolled and receiving Title IV federal financial aid. An illegal drug is a controlled substance as defined by the Controlled Substance Act and does not inlcude alcohol or tobacco.
Students may regain eligibility if they successfully complete an approved drug rehabilitation program. A drug rehabilitation program is considered approved if it includes at least two unannounced drug tests and meets one of the following criteria:
- The program is qualified to receive funds directly or indirectly under a federal, state, or local government program;
- The program is adminstered or recognized by a federal, state, or local government agency or court;
- The program is qualified to receive payment directly or indirectly from a federally or state licensed insurance company; or
- The program is adminstered or recognized by a federally or state-licensed hospital, health clinic, or medical doctor.
Assistance Available From Federal, State, Local, and Institutional Programs
State grant assistance, scholarship programs, and other loan repayment or forgiveness program listings may be found at:
Student Loan Information
- Initial Loan and Exit Counseling for Student Borrowers
- Institutional Code of Conduct for Education Loans
- ATSU Student Financial Services has no preferred lender list for either federal or private loans.
- ATSU Student Financial Services does not participate in preferred lender arrangements.