Financial Aid Update for Parents

financial-services-update-800x500Registration for the spring term is now open. Students who have unpaid fall charges or are not up-to-date on their payment plans will be unable to register.

All spring tuition and fee charges are due by January 9, 2017; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges. Spring 2017 billing statements will be electronically sent to all registered students on December 8. Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill.  All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements.

All students are eligible to enroll in Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan; enrollment opens December 8. Go to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/payment-plans-and-discounts/ to sign up for the payment plan. To ensure five monthly payments, the application must be completed by December 26.

Students can make payments online by going to  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/payments/. Please see the Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ for instructions on making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, and obtaining access to discuss your student’s financial information. Please note that we will be unable to speak with any parent/guardian that has not been authorized by the student.

Financial Aid Update for Parents-September

All fall tuition and fee charges are due September 1; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges.

Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill; all students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements and to complete the online Information Release form. Please note that we will be unable to speak with any parent/guardian that has not been authorized by the student. Please see the Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/  for instructions on obtaining access, making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, etc.

The last day to register for three monthly payments under Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan is September 26To ensure three monthly payments, the application must be completed by September 26. Please see the Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/  for instructions on signing up for a payment plan.

All students can schedule an appointment with a Student Financial Services staff member, review their student account, and track their financial aid status by going to  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ .

Financial Update for Parents

The Fall 2016 billing statements were electronically sent to all registered students on July 7. To ensure that all financial aid has been applied for, and correct amounts are owed, please make sure your student has turned in all necessary documents to the Student Financial Services Office. Students can see what documents are missing, and their financial aid award letter once it is finalized, by logging into their Augnet account and clicking on ‘Records and Registration’ and then ‘Track My Financial Aid.’

Students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view their billing statements. Students must log in to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under ‘Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.’

All students are eligible to enroll in Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan; enrollment opened on July 7. Students must log in to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘Payment Plans and Discounts’ and follow the instructions under ‘Augsburg Online Payment Plan.’ To ensure 5 monthly payments, the application must be completed by July 26.

Students must have completed the online ‘Information Release’ form in order for our office to communicate with anyone besides themselves. The student must log into their Augnet Account at augnet.augsburg.edu or inside.augsburg.edu and click on ‘Records and Registration.’ Under ‘Information Release’ they need to ‘Add an Authorization.’ They will enter the full name and email address of the party/parties they are giving permission for future communication. Next, select ‘Financial Aid/Finances Release’ and then click ‘Save.’ Please note that we will be unable to speak with any parent/guardian that has not been authorized by the student.

Parent Update from Financial Services

The 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be completed online at FAFSA.ed.gov two to three weeks after filing the student’s and parent(s) 2015 federal taxes. Remember to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to directly import the tax information, and make sure to submit the FAFSA by signing with your FSA ID. The priority deadline for completing the financial aid application is May 1.

Registration for the summer/fall 2016 terms begins April 4. Students who have unpaid spring charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

Tuition accounts must be paid-in-full for a diploma and/or transcript to be released; please see the Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on  making a payment.

Parent Update from Financial Services

The 2016-2017 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) can be completed online at FAFSA.ed.gov two to three weeks after filing the student’s and parent(s) 2015 federal taxes. Remember to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to directly import the tax information, and make sure to submit the FAFSA by signing with your FSA ID. The priority deadline for completing the financial aid application is May 1.

Registration for the summer/fall 2016 terms begin April 4. Students who have unpaid spring charges, or are not up-to-date on their payment plans, will be unable to register.

The last day to register for two monthly payments under Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan is March 26. Please see the new Parent Information tab at augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, etc.

Students must complete the online form, Information Release in Records and Registration, to grant us permission to speak with anyone other than the student.

Parent Update: Financial Services

All spring tuition and fee charges were due January 5; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges. Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill; all students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. The last day to register for three monthly payments under Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan is February 26. Please see the new Parent Information tab at  augsburg.edu/studentfinancial for instructions on obtaining access, making a payment, signing up for a payment plan, etc.

Students will be notified by the end of January when their 1098-T is available for their 2015 tax preparation. Students can view the form by logging on to AugNet Records and Registration and clicking on Make Payment/Account Activity. The 1098-T tax form can be found on the bottom right-hand side of this page. Billing statements provide a record of tuition billed during 2015.

Students must complete the online form, Information Release in Records and Registration, to grant us permission to speak with anyone other than the student.

Parent Update: Financial Services

The spring 2016 billing statements were electronically sent to all registered students on December 10 with a due date of January 5, 2016; any remaining balance after that date is subject to finance charges.  Students will have reminders sent to their Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill.

All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. Students must log in towww.augsburg.edu/studentfinancial/ and select ‘Make a Payment/Account Activity’ on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under ‘Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment’.

Students can view their statements by logging into Inside Augsburg and selecting Records & Registration. Click on Make a Payment/Account Activity/Statement History and then view or download Augsburg Bill. To view a student’s transaction history, follow all previous steps except select Click here to view transaction history; this is a more comprehensive and detailed view of a student’s account.

Students are also encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view their billing statements.  Students must log in to Student Financial Services and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right hand menu. Click ‘View your online student account’ and follow the instructions under Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.

All students are still eligible to enroll in Augsburg’s Online Payment Plan; however, the payments will be divided into four monthly payments if the application was not completed by December 26. Students must log in to Student Financial Services and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right hand menu. Click Payment Plans and Discounts and follow the instructions under Augsburg Online Payment Plan. To ensure 4 monthly payments, the application must be completed by January 26, 2016.

To comply with FERPA regulations, students must complete the online ‘Information Release’ form in order for our office to communicate with anyone besides themselves. The student must log into their Augnet account or Inside Augsburg and click on Records and Registration. Under Information Release they need to Add an Authorization. They will enter the full name and email address of the party/parties being granted permission for communication. Next, select Financial Aid/Finances Release and then click Save.  Please note that we will be unable to speak with any parent/guardian that has not been authorized by the student.

 

For Parents Only: Nov. 12

Just a reminder, parents! For Parents Only is happening Nov. 12, Oren Gateway Center, Room 100, 7-8:30 p.m. Chat in small groups with Augsburg’s departmental leaders from Academic Advising, Residence Life, the Center for Wellness and Counseling, Augsburg Abroad, the Vice President for Student Affairs, and others! This is a great way to get to know other parents and spend quality time with some of Augsburg’s leaders! R.S.V.P. to herron@augsburg.edu.

For Parents—Sophomore Retreat

Sophomore RetreatNew this year, Augsburg will offer a one-day, on-campus Sophomore Retreat to support second-year students on Sunday, January 31, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The retreat is free of charge to students and breakfast and lunch will be provided. The retreat will involve a balance of content, assessments, and reflection time organized around three modules: meaning & purpose, gifts & passions, and community & connection. Students who are searching for a major, looking for support exploring career options, or seeking a deeper sense of connection at Augsburg will all benefit from this retreat. To learn more, visit: augsburg.edu/strommen/2015/10/09/sophomoreretreat
  • Eligibility: Any student who self-identifies as a second-year student is invited to apply via the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work website. Space is limited to 40 students.
  • Apply: Students can apply to be part of the retreat online here: augsburg.edu/strommen/2015/10/09/sophomoreretreat
  • Staff and faculty can also nominate students by submitting names on the same site.
The Sophomore Retreat is brought to you by the Strommen Center for Meaningful Work, Campus Ministry, Religion Department, Academic Advising, Sabo Center for Democracy and Citizenship, Christensen Center for Vocation, and Student Affairs.

 

Financial Aid Update for Parents

All fall tuition and fee charges were due September 1; any remaining balance on a student’s account is now subject to finance charges.  An Unpaid Balance Hold has also been placed on any account that has not been paid-in-full or is delinquent on an Online Payment Plan. This hold will prevent future registration and a transcript or diploma from being released.

The Student Financial Services office sends reminders to each student’s Augsburg email account during the first week of each month reminding them to view their online monthly bill. All students are encouraged to give parents/guardians access to view these statements. Students must log in to augsburg.edu/studentfinancial and select Make a Payment/Account Activity on the right-hand menu. Click View your online student account and follow the instructions under Parent/Third Party Access Instructions – Make a Payment.

Please be advised that our office is unable to communicate with anyone besides the student on financial issues unless they have completed the online Information Release form.  The student must log into their Augnet Account at augnet.augsburg.edu or inside.augsburg.edu  and click on Records and Registration.  Under Information Release they need to Add an Authorization.  They will enter the full name and e-mail address of the party/parties they are giving permission for us to communicate with. Next, select Financial Aid/Finances Release and then click Save.