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Enrollment Status

Financial Aid Enrollment Status

In accordance with federal and state financial aid guidelines, you're required to be enrolled for a minimum number of credit hours each semester (as follows) before the various types of financial aid you may have been awarded can credit your UCM account.

For the 9-month school year:

  • Federal Pell Grant - at least one (1) undergraduate credit hour/semester, however most Pell Grant recipients need to be enrolled in 6 or more hours/semester

  • Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG) - 12 or more undergraduate credit hours/semester

  • Federal Stafford (student) Loan - 6 or more undergraduate credit hours (or at least 4 graduate credit hours)/semester

  • Federal Perkins Loan - 12 or more undergraduate credit hours (or at least 9 graduate credit hours)/semester

  • Federal PLUS (Parent) Loan - 6 or more undergraduate credit hours/semester

  • Merit Scholarships - 12 or more undergraduate credit hours/semester

  • Federal Work-Study employment - 12 or more undergraduate credit hours (or at least 9 graduate credit hours)/semester

  • Federal TEACH Grant - 1 or more undergraduate or graduate hour/semester

  • Access Missouri Grant - 12 or more undergraduate credit hours/semester

For the 3-month Summer Session:

  • Click here for details about the number of credit hours you'll need to enroll for during the summer in order for summer assistance to credit your UCM account.