Financial Aid

Get the help you need to finance your education with University of the Rockies' Financial Services Department. Learn about all your tuition and financial options that are available for you.

Student Loan Code of Conduct

University of the Rockies officers and employees involved in financial aid processes including student loans adhere to the Student Loan Code of Conduct.

Financial Aid Overview

For the purposes of Financial Aid, you may be eligible to apply for the following student financial aid programs:

  • Direct Loans (unsubsidized)
  • Direct Graduate PLUS Loans
  • Veterans Educational Benefits
  • Military Tuition Assistance
  • Employer reimbursement
You will need to do the following to apply for Financial Aid:
  • Obtain a pin number at and fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Make sure to include the University of the Rockies school code: G35453
  • Complete the Master Promissory Note (MPN) and Entrance Counseling
  • Review and sign the award letter
  • Complete any additional paperwork requested by the financial aid office

General Eligibility

To be eligible for most types of financial aid, you must:

  • be accepted into a degree program
  • file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • be enrolled in coursework that will count toward your degree
  • maintain satisfactory academic progress or meet probationary requirements (see policy)
  • students pursuing a graduate certificate are not eligible for financial aid

Incarcerated students are not eligible for financial aid.

Renewal of Aid

Financial Aid is not automatically renewed every year: you must re-apply by filing the FAFSA and other paperwork as necessary. The Master Promissory Note (MPN) is good for 10 years unless you change schools or lenders.


Verification is the confirmation through documentation of the information provided on a student’s Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is correct. The federal government routinely requires colleges and universities to verify, or confirm, the data reported by students and their parent(s) on the FAFSA. The verification process ensures that eligible students receive all the financial aid to which they are entitled and prevents ineligible students from receiving financial aid to which they are not entitled. Please visit the Academic Catalog for more information about verification.

Non-Degree Seeking Student

A student must be enrolled as a degree-seeking student in a program in order to qualify for financial aid.

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