Orientation summer-2012


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ECU Summe Orientation 2012

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Orientation summer-2012

  1. 1. East Carolina University Office of Student Financial Aid Old Cafeteria ComplexOpen Monday through Friday 8:00 – 5:00, Except Tuesday 9:30 – 5:00
  2. 2. Applying for Financial Aid• Complete all questions accurately• Do not leave questions blank• Estimate if necessary to meet early deadlines• Enroll at least half time to receive most types of aid (6 hours for undergrad and 5 hours for grad)• Register for appropriate courses for your program of study• You are not eligible for aid if you are not degree seeking• Keep a photocopy of all documents for your records
  3. 3. • Additional documentation may berequired… for VERIFICATION of information– IRS Tax Return Transcript/W-2 Forms– Untaxed income (Social Security, Child Support, Pension Distribution, other)– Family size– Family members attending college– Other... (Child Support Paid, SNAP Benefits, other)– Remember… If we ask for documents, we cannot process your award until we have received them back from you and they have been reviewed.
  4. 4. Where to Get Informationhttp://onestop.ecu.edu Sign on using your ECU Email Account and Password Select the Tools tab:
  5. 5. You can review your owninformation through Banner Self ServiceYou can also find out your ECU (Banner) ID here.
  6. 6. You can review yourestimated cost ofattendance, documents youneed to provide to ouroffice, etc.You can ACCEPT youraward offer here.
  7. 7. Programs• Federal Pell Grant• Federal Supplemental Grant• UNC Grant• NC Education Lottery Scholarship• ECU Grant• Federal Work Study• Federal Perkins Loan• Federal Stafford Loan – Subsidized (Undergrad Only) – Unsubsidized• Federal Parent Loan• Alternative/Private Loan Programs
  8. 8. Things to Remember…• Read emails regularly• Respond promptly to requests for information• Make sure forms are completed and signed appropriately• Banner ID – Know It – Include it on all documents• Buckley – Parent/Guardian/Other must be on this form to get specific student information
  9. 9. Contact InformationOffice of Student Financial AidOld Cafeteria ComplexEast Carolina UniversityGreenville, NC 27858Voice: 252-328-6610Fax: 252-328-4347faques@ecu.edu
  10. 10. East Carolina University Student Employment Office WELCOME TO THE OFFICE OF STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
  11. 11. Job Opportunities!• Search part-time job opportunities (on and off campus) via our online jobs database at www.ecu.edu/hireapirate.• Federal Work Study (FWS) is a federally funded employment program for students with a demonstrated financial need and who are qualified by the ECU Financial Aid office. – Work on-campus with ECU departments or off-campus with approved community service agencies – Great pay, Undergraduates earn $8-$10/hour based on experience and Graduate students earn $12.50/hour – For more details, consult the FWS Manual at www.ecu.edu/hireapirate under “Students”• Students who do not qualify for FWS, should search for Self- Help campus jobs
  12. 12. Employment Documentation• Students hired to work on-campus or off-campus in a FWS Community Service position MUST provide proof of identity and employment eligibility on or before their first day of employment.• Most commonly used documents to satisfy this requirement are Social Security Card and Driver License or a Passport. – Must be original documents, photo copies or faxed documents can not be accepted! – A complete list of acceptable documents is available at www.uscis.gov/files/form/I-9.pdf#page=4 – Failure to provide these documents in a timely manner may delay your start date and payroll process.• Student employees are paid twice a month through direct deposit.
  13. 13. Student Employment Office G337 Old Cafeteria Complex P# 252.737.HIRE (4473) F# 252.328.5599 Web: www.ecu.edu/hireapirate Email: hireapirate@ecu.eduWe look forward to working with you!