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Checking Federal Aid for Graduate Students

UNH graduate students are encouraged to follow the instructions outlined below for info on how to check their financial aid award status and to review missing requirements for financial aid. All students will need access to their UNH Blackboard student account in order to add or review financial documents and aid.

The instructions outlined below are designed specifically for UNH graduate students to track their financial aid requirements and review their aid awards. All students will need to access their UNH Blackboard student account in order to submit and review documents. If you are new to Blackboard and need to set up your account, or if you have trouble logging in, please visit the UNH IT Help Desk Blackboard Documentation for Students page. This site can also be accessed directly from Blackboard by clicking the "?" icon on the home screen.

Refer to the sections below for more in-depth instructions on how to track which required documents are missing from your financial aid profile and/or access information about your financial aid award.

Tracking Missing Requirements

After logging into Blackboard, follow the steps below to track missing requirements needed for your finanical aid application:

  1. Click on the "Webcat" tab at the top of the page
  2. Click on the "Continue" button in the "Access Webcat" dialogue box
  3. Select "Student Services and Financial Aid"
  4. Select "Financial Aid"
  5. Select "Eligibility"
  6. Select "Student Requirements"
  7. Select the current academic year from the drop-down menu and click "Start"

Review of your financial aid application can only continue once all required documents have been received.

Reviewing Award

After logging into Blackboard, follow the steps below to review your financial aid award and award information:

  1. Click on the "Webcat" tab at the top of the page
  2. Click on the "Continue" button in the "Access Webcat" dialogue box
  3. Select "Student Services and Financial Aid"
  4. Select "Financial Aid"
  5. Select "Awars"
  6. Select "Award By Aid Year"
  7. Select the current academic year from the drop-down menu and click "Submit"
  8. Click on the "Award Overview" tab to view your financial aid package.

Please be sure to review the information provided under the "Award Overview" tab to ensure that your financial aid package has been based on accurate information. Additional details about the types of aid you've been awarded can be found on the UNH Financial Aid Office Types of Aid webpage. If you need to make changes to your status or choose to decline any portion of your financial aid, please complete a Financial Aid Change Form. For information on additional financing options, please visit the UNH Financial Aid Office Alternative Financing webpage.

Please contact the UNH Financial Aid Office via phone at (603) 862-3600, or by email at financial.aid@unh.edu.