What are the top 3 things I should know as an RU student?
What are the top 3 things I
should know as an RU student?
Academic Progress (SAP)At RU, students must maintain
a 2.0 RU GPA at all times ANDsuccessfully
complete at least 67%of all the classes they
originally sign up for.
Grades of W, I, IP,
or F do not countin calculating your
Failure to meet SAP
requirements willresult in being placed on
financial aid probationor losing financial aid
#2 Books & SuppliesIt is the student's
responsibilityto come prepared to start each
semester with sufficient fundsfrom their own
resources to coverexpenses such as
books & supplies.
Even if you plan on borrowing
enough funds from oneof the student loan programs
to help cover these costs,you need to be prepared
to cover these expensesupfront, each term, while
anticipated refunds arebeing processed.
#3 Enrollment Changes
and Living ArrangementsYour financial aid eligibility
is dependent upon the numberof hours, each term, you are
enrolled in at RU as wellas your budgeted living
arrangements (on-campus housingversus off-campus).Changes in either
of these areas willresult in a change
in your financial aid- sometimes significantly!You must always
report these changes,including anticipated
graduation dates,to the financial
aid office BEFOREyou make the change so
you'll fully understandthe impact the change
may have on your currentand future financial aid.