Accept Financial Aid Awards

Each academic year, follow the steps below to accept your aid:

  1. Log into Catalyst
  2. Select the My Finances tile
  3. Under Financial Aid Information, click Accept/Decline Financial Aid
  4. Select the appropriate aid year
  5. Select the awards that you wish to accept
    1. For the Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized loans, you must enter the dollar amount you wish to borrow in the accepted column. Federal Direct Parent PLUS and Grad PLUS Loans cannot be accepted in Catalyst.
    2. Parent PLUS and Grad PLUS Loans require an approved application and completed Master Promissory Note at from the parent borrower or graduate student borrower.

Please note: there are requirements for maintaining eligibility for federal aid, including Federal Loan Programs.