Refund processing can take up to two weeks after the last day of the book advance period. A book voucher is an advance on your financial aid refund that allows you to purchase or rent books and purchase supplies at the The amount of the book voucher will be deducted from your financial aid refund. Book vouchers will be available until May 29 th. If your Financial Aid is not approved, your order will not be processed, and you will receive an email notification from Barnes and Noble. Refund processing can take up to two weeks after the last shopping day.
Consider it a line of credit against your financial aid awards. The amount depends on how much you have available in financial aid funding after your charges have been paid. Remedial courses do not count in program, but can be eligible for aid. Students are not able to use the book voucher program to charge books though any other vendor. Federal financial aid consortium agreements enable enrolled Excelsior College degree-seeking students to participate in financial aid programs while concurrently attending Excelsior College Parent College and another accredited higher education institution Non-Parent Institution. Remember to include your N in all correspondence.
Failure to do so may require you to reschedule for a later workshop date. If you meet the qualifications to obtain a Book Advance, your name will be added to the file that is sent to the bookstore. Note: There may be multiple book options and packages listed, only choose one option. This is in addition to submitting to us the. You will see if the materials are recommended or required.
The file is sent daily. For example, student attends full-time in the fall and 9 credits in the spring. Students completing their degrees solely by exam are not eligible for federal aid. Also, if a student is only enrolled in winterim session and not spring, the student may be eligible to receive federal aid. Anonymous I have tried calling the financial aid office three days in a row now and I have sent an e-mail.
Note: There maybe multiple book options and packages listed, only choose one option. This agreement does not guarantee deferment of your past loans. This requirement comes into effect at the point of completion of their educational program or if the student leaves school, or when their enrollment status drops below half time 6 credits. Figures I would have an issue during the busiest time of the semester :. What can I purchase with my book advance? All new borrowers must sign an electronic promissory note and complete an Entrance Counseling session at. The program ends 2 weeks after the first day of classes.
Basically a book voucher works like an advance on your financial aid awards. To receive the aid for the winterim session the student must complete the winterim course. · For students who received financial aid in fall 2008 or spring 2009 semester, you must have requested enough financial aid in the summer 2009 semester to fund your book voucher. Failure to waive health insurance in a timely manner will result in a higher bill amount which may delay a Book Voucher from being issued. Vouchers can also be used to purchase reference books such as language translation dictionaries, text exam books and study aids. All winterim and spring financial aid will be disbursed together as spring aid and will be disbursed in the spring semester only. As always if you have any questions please feel free to leave a comment, question or suggestion and a financial aid officer will respond! This agreement does not guarantee an increase in the amount of financial aid you will be eligible to receive.
When will I be able to purchase books with the electronic book allowance? You will see if the materials are recommended or required. If you meet these criteria for a book voucher you may print one from your campus cruiser account via web advisor beginning May 11 th, 2009. It is important for you to run a Degree Evaluation each time you register or update your schedule to ensure you are taking appropriate courses toward your program of study. Excelsior College is committed to providing you with information about the success of our degree program students. If your award package reflects a loan offer, you can accept it online or complete a Loan Request form.
You are not required to purchase a declining balance account using the food voucher program. The amount of the book charges will be deducted from your financial aid refund. What if I am not on the list? Anonymous When you say refund checkes will be sent on the 18th are you refering to the direct deposits being released as well or is that just for those with hard copy checks? I need to buy my text books, but my I have not yet received my award letter. Then you can submit an Income Adjustment Request form which can be found on our page. You can make several purchases at the bookstore up until the last day of the book advance period for the semester or until you have spent the full amount of your advance, whichever comes first. The amount depends on the expected amount of financial aid funding remaining after your charges are paid. How much can I receive? Please contact to determine the amount of money left in your account.
Please contact for more information about your meal plan. Financial aid may include scholarships, the Federal Pell Grant, other federal grants, and federal student loans. The student can choose the amount of the voucher offered if he or she prefers a lesser amount. Illinois Eastern Community Colleges makes it possible for students to succeed academically in their program of study by allowing them the opportunity to secure the books and supplies they will need in a timely manner and prior to the availability of their financial aid funds. Federal regulations allow a student to repeat a previously passed course once and be eligible for federal-sponsored aid, such as Pell or Direct Loans. I went to buy a computer the other day and the lady in the bookstore rudely told me they had run out. Do I have to spend it all at once? Do I need to present the bookstore with a paper book voucher? The amounts are based on the anticipated excess Federal financial aid funds that are not needed to cover a student's bill.