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Accept Your Financial Aid

Award Notifications

You will receive notification at your registered KU email account when your eligibility for financial aid has been determined and your awards are available for review. Award notifications are sent weekly. Check your email and Enroll & Pay frequently to check your financial aid status and review any official KU correspondence.

Establish a registered KU email account.

Accept/Decline Awards

You will need to accept or decline your financial aid awards through Enroll & Pay (Student Center > Accept/Decline Awards).

On the Accept/Decline Awards page, you will have the option to accept or decline each award. (If you want to accept only part of a loan, click accept and reduce the dollar amount to what you want to accept.)

You will also confirm your anticipated hours of enrollment and report any outside scholarships when accepting your aid.

Accepting Loans

Review annual and aggregate loan limits at If you accept loan funds, you are required to have a Master Promissory Note (MPN) on file.

If you accept a Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS), your parent will be required to submit a PLUS Request form for the current aid year and will also be required to electronically sign an MPN.

To determine what items are needed to complete your financial aid file, login to Enroll & Pay (Student Center>"To Do List"). The items on your "To Do List" must be completed before financial aid funds can be disbursed.


Note: Financial aid may be adjusted or canceled after you have completed the acceptance process.

What's Next?

Learn about how your funds will be disbursed to you.

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