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Drug Related Convictions and Financial Aid
If a student is convicted of a drug-related felony or misdemeanor that took place while receiving federal student
aid, eligibility for future funds will be impacted according to the chart below:
Students can have the period of ineligibility shortened by:
A student regains eligibility for federal student aid the day after the period of ineligibility ends or whendocumentation is submitted confirming one of the above events have occurred. If a student regains eligibility byany means during an academic year, he or she may receive Federal Direct Loans for the full academic year and canreceive all other federal aid for the current payment period.
An approved drug rehabilitation program:Must include two unannounced drug tests AND meet at least one of the following:
It is the student’s responsibility to ensure that unannounced drug testing is part of the treatment as not allprograms include this.Additional information is available by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID(1-800-433-3243).