The Financial Aid Office is committed to providing high-quality service to all students, their families, and the community. As part of that commitment, the office strives to provide information that is accurate, easy to understand and enables students to make decisions regarding educational funding.
Requirements for Financial Aid Eligibility
Title IV Authorization/Prior Year Authorization
After accepting your awards and registering for classes you will need to log back into your Web for Student account and sign the Title IV Authorization and Prior Year Authorization.
Title IV Authorization: Allows Oregon Tech to apply your federal financial aid funds to student account charges other than tuition and fees (i.e. interest, late fees, housing, books, etc.) during the current year.
Title IV Prior Year Authorization: Allows Oregon Tech to apply your financial aid funds to any student account charges that were accumulated during prior award years (i.e. past due balances).
These documents must be signed in order to receive financial aid. To sign the authorizations follow the steps listed below:
- Go to www.oit.edu/login
- Under Direct Links
- Select “Web for Student” and log in following the instructions on the page.
- Select the “Financial Aid” tab
- Select “Financial Aid Menu”
- Select “Eligibility Requirements for Aid Year”
- Select and complete “Title IV Authorization”
- Select and complete “Title IV Prior Year Authorization”
Financial aid will be disbursed to Oregon Tech student accounts beginning on March 30, 2017 if all Requirements for Aid Year on Web for Student have been completed by the student and processed by the Financial Aid Office. Once funds have been posted to student accounts, refunds will be processed by the Business Office. Any refunded amount will be forwarded to BankMobile for processing through your designated refund choice.
If you have completed the 16-17 FAFSA already and did not use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool we highly recommend that you resubmit the FAFSA using the Data Retrieval Tool.
The 17-18 FAFSA opens October 1st 2016. We recommend completing the FAFSA as soon as possible on or after October 1st. The 17-18 FAFSA will be using your 2015 tax and income information. We highly recommend using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool for faster processing and to reduce errors.
File or Resubmit FAFSA
Oregon Tech’s school code is 003211.