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Center for Adult Programs Financial Information

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All students
should complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) www.fafsa.ed.gov

  • Apply for PIN Number.
  • Use your tax return information from last year to complete data entry.
  • Submit application with PIN information.
  • University of Mobile school code: 001029

If your are new to the Center for Adult Programs, or have never applied for a Federal Stafford Loan, follow these three easy steps:

  • Step 1: Complete the FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Step 2: The Financial Aid Office will begin the loan process for borrowers by certifying loan eligibility.
  • Step 3: Student are notified via email with the website link www.umobile.edu/esign to complete the Entrance Interview Counseling and Master Promissory Note. Stafford loan funds are then sent to the University of Mobile on set disbursement dates each semester. All first-time borrowers will receive their first disbursement 30 days after the loan period begins. University of Mobile applies the loan funds to the University of Mobile student account.

If you are a current Center for Adult Programs student, follow these three easy steps for the Federal Stafford Loans:

  • Step 1. Complete FAFSA at www.fafsa.ed.gov
    • Apply for PIN Number
    • Use your tax return information from the last year to complete data entry
    • Submit FAFSA application on-line with PIN information
  • Step 2. Review Award Package, which includes Federal Stafford Loan eligibility. Notify Financial Aid Counselor if you do not wish to borrow a Federal Stafford loan.The maximum annual loan amount up to $10,500 will vary according to the number of credit hours you have earned and whether you are an independent or dependent student (most working adults are independent).
  • Step 3. Federal Stafford loan funds are then sent to the University of Mobile on set disbursement dates each semester. University of Mobile applies the loan funds to the University of Mobile student account.

If you have been an Alabama resident for the past twelve (12) consecutive months, complete the:

Alabama State Grant Application
Available in:
University of Mobile
Financial Aid Office
5735 College Parkway
Mobile, AL 36613-2842
financialaid@umobile.edu

After your paperwork has been completed you will receive a financial aid award package that outlines your aid and provides more detailed information about your award package.

Helpful Hints

  • Gather the documents you need
    • Start with your Social Security Number, driver's license, income tax return, bank statements and investment records.
  • Print a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet
    • Write in your answers and gather your parent's information, then transfer the data to FAFSA on the Web.
  • Plan how to sign your FAFSA
    • Sign electronically with a U.S. Department of Education Personal Identification Number (PIN) or by mailing in a signature page.
  • Apply for a PIN now!
    • Speed up the process by signing your FAFSA electronically with your PIN. Your parent can sign electronically, too.
  • Check your eligibility for federal student aid.
  • Note important deadlines
    • To meet the Federal Student Financial Aid deadline:
      • Apply as early as possible beginning January 1st of each year.
      • Schools and states have their own deadlines. Contact them for exact deadline date

Follow Up On Your FASFA

Your application will be processed and you will receive an email with a link to your Student Aid Report. If you did not provide an email address, you will receive a SAR by mail. You should receive your SAR for any necessary corrections or updates. If you do not hear from the Department of Education within three weeks, go to www.fafsa.ed.gov and select: “Check the Status of a Submitted FAFSA.”

Free Help Available

Online
“Help” buttons on every page of the online FASFA application will take you to additional help. You can also click the “live Help” button to chat with a customer service representative directly online between the hours of 8 a.m. and midnight Eastern time.

By Phone
For help toll-free between the hours of 8 a.m. and midnight Eastern time, call 1.800.4.Fed.Air (1.800.433.3243) or 1.800.730.8913 (TTY) for the hearing impaired.

In Person
Contact UMobile’s Office of Financial aid.

Information
Go to the online version of Funding Education Beyond High School: The Guide to Federal Student Aid at www.studentaid.ed.gov/guide. This guide covers financial aid topics from preparing for college to repaying student loans.