LU Policy Number: SS.016
Effective Date: 8/7/17
Approval Date: 8/7/17
Revised Date: N/A
Purpose: To clarify the University’s rule on awarding financial aid to eligible students
Additional Authority: N/A
Scope: All Students (COC&CGUS) of Life University
Approval Authority: Provost/EVPAA
Responsible Authority: Student Services
Financial Aid Awarding Policy
A student who is admitted in an undergraduate degree program who applies for financial will be awarded based on 15 credit hours per quarter. A student who is admitted in a master’s degree program who applies for financial aid will be awarded based on 12 credit hours per quarter. A student who is admitted in the doctor of chiropractic program who applies for financial aid will be awarded based on 25 hours per quarter.
Students need to be registered in courses counting towards their active degree in at least half-time status to receive their financial aid funds. You cannot combine credits from more than one degree program to meet the half-time status. If your program/enrollment changes from when you were awarded, you must complete a financial aid adjustment form. Call, email or make an appointment with your Financial Aid Counselor if you are unsure of your financial aid status.