Federal regulations require that institutions enforce a Pell census date. At Marquette, the Pell census date is the close of late registration each term. A Pell grant recipient’s final Pell award is based on his/her enrollment status (e.g., full-time, three-quarter time, half-time). As a result, if a student is not registered as a full-time student by the end of late registration, he or she will receive less than the full-time award. If, however, the college or student adds a class after the close of late registration and the student reaches full-time status, the student’s Pell grant cannot and will not be adjusted to reflect the change in enrollment. As a result, it is imperative that a student be registered for ALL classes/clinical/internships, etc., by the end of late registration so he/she receives the maximum award available.
Effective July 1, 2011, Pell Grant eligible students who have Title IV funds awarded in excess of school charges are eligible for a refund. The refund should be made by the seventh day of class to obtain books and supplies. Marquette University meets this requirement by refunding the student his or her Title IV credit balance by the seventh day of class.
If a student has not yet established eligibility to receive Title IV funds at least 10 days before the beginning of a payment period because of outstanding verification requirements or unresolved conflicting information, this requirement does not apply.
For the 2015-16 academic year, award ranges from $588-$5,775 per academic year. The federal government funds the program, selects eligible students and determines the amount of each student's grant.
Awards are renewed only if all necessary forms are filed each year and students continue to meet eligibility criteria.
The Office of Student Financial Aid provides undergraduate and graduate students with resources about types of financial aid and student employment.
FAFSA School Code: 003863
Questions or for more information, contact the Office of Student Financial Aid