An over-award can occur if a student is awarded other forms of assistance (e.g., scholarships, tuition waivers, loans, etc.) that causes their financial need to exceed the cost of attendance. As a result of an over-award, students may have portions of their aid reduced or canceled, which may leave an outstanding balance due to the college.

Students should notify the Financial Aid Office in writing immediately if they receive additional awards or funds that were not included in their award package.