KPC's Financial Aid office is here to assist you . . .
KPC's Financial Aid office works in partnership with UAA in the administration of various federal, state and private funding resources. Official requests for additional information or forms will be made through UAOnline or via students' University of Alaska email address. Students can look-up UA ID#'s to access this system and their UA username/password to access Webmail and Blackboard via the UA Identity Management site.
Stay current on the latest financial aid policy, procedures, and forms, visit UAA's Office of Student Financial Aid website.
Applying for financial aid begins with completing the online Free Application for Federal Student Aid ( FAFSA). Students must be admitted to a degree or certificate program at the university in order to qualify for Federal and State programs. It is recommended to complete the FAFSA online during early registration: February 1-15. UAA/KPC Federal School Code: 011462 - This code denotes KPC, as an extension of UAA, for all U.S. Department of Education and State of Alaska financial aid programs.
KPC Financial Aid resources Include:
Financial aid is available for new and returning students. Many scholarships and financial aid options do not require full-time student status, but nearly all require the student to be enrolled in a degree or certificate program. With over 400 programs to choose from, and 16 campuses Statewide, the University of Alaska can truly help students get the financial support to go to college and get in the program that meets their needs.The Financial Aid office helps students apply for State and Federal aid programs. Each student’s situation is carefully assessed, taking into consideration family size, assets, income, debts, and estimated costs of attending college. Types and amounts of financial aid vary according to State and Federal guidelines, student needs, and availability of funds. Although many programs have specific deadlines, students are encouraged to check with a KPC Financial Aid office throughout the year.
award & eligibility conditions - must read section
The University of Alaska Anchorage has defined several terms and conditions related to receiving financial aid from this institution. All awards are contingent upon sufficient appropriation of funds and your fulfillment of the terms and conditions of the award(s). This publication constitutes notification in writing of the terms and conditions of financial aid awards within UAA.
Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy - Must READ Section
The University of Alaska system has a Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy that is consistent with the institutional mission and academic policies of the University. Students must maintain SAP in order to retain Financial Aid eligibility, whether presently receiving financial aid or planning for a future semester. If a student presently receiving financial aid fails to complete SAP they may have financial aid placed on "ineligible" status until an appeal and degree plan have been submitted and approved, or reinstatement conditions are met, according to the policy. Students who are not presently receiving financial aid but have failed to maintain SAP may be ineligible until they have submitted an appeal and it has been approved, or they reinstate themselves according to the SAP policy.
check the status of submitted applications - must read section
To view or print an award letter, or to determine if specific types of awards have been offered, students can login to UAOnline> student account> click the link to enter the Financial Aid section. Students then identify the specific award year to check the status of any submitted applications. Not familiar with UAOnline? Stop by or contact the KPC Financial Aid Office for assistance. UAOnline is designed to provide immediate notification of incomplete items or tasks to accomplish, as well as allow for acceptance of funding offers.
Reminders about Financial Aid communications:
- Office of Student Financial Assistance uses UA email accounts to communicate instructions, policy, or eligibility information to students
- Only new students that have not yet been assigned a UA email address will receive a copy of their financial aid award letter in the mail
- Students are responsible for checking their UA email account frequently. If UA email is forwarded to another personal account, be sure that it is working effectively. Visit the UAA IT Computer Services website for additional information regarding UA email accounts.
- Students are responsible for maintaining current address and phone number contact information within UAOnline. Any corrections may be submitted under the "Personal Information" tab.
Withdrawal Policy (Return of Title IV Funds Policy)
Students who withdraw from all classes prior to completing more than 60 percent of an enrollment term will have their eligibility for aid recalculated based on the percent of the term completed. Any student thinking about withdrawing from all classes PRIOR to completing 60 percent of the semester,should contact the Financial Aid office to see how the withdrawal affects their financial aid. Read the Return of Title IV Funds Policy.
Learn more about UAA/KPC Financial Aid .