NEW ORLEANS (November 6, 2020) – Biology junior Lauren Petry was happy to see an $814 refund this semester. Two weeks later, however, she was notified the university wanted it back. Petry, a biology major from Biloxi, Miss., is not alone in her frustration with refund and scholarship processes. Other […]
Tag: Financial Aid
Whose fault is clearance delay?
NEW ORLEANS (September 26, 2019) – The subject of early notification regarding financial aid and fiscal clearance has been a hot topic for sophomores and other upper-class students. Students deserve to be notified about their aid, the process should be smoother and financial aid workers should present better options to students. […]
We can speed clearance
NEW ORLEANS (Sept 27, 2018) – You might be under the misconception that freshmen get priority during the clearance process. After doing research, I learned that we have roughly eight months to receive clearance while new students have about three. The problem is that we have to use the time […]