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Steps to Apply for Financial Aid

Step 1: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Obtain your FAFSA PIN Apply for Financial Aide. Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Apply for Financial Aide and enter Regent's school code, which is 030913.

Central Financial Aid will send your Student ID and PIN by e-mail once your FAFSA is received. If you are unable to access Genisys, contact the HelpDesk at 757.352.4076 or helpdesk@regent.edu.

 


Step 2: Financial Aid Document Requirements

Visit Genisys for Steps 2 and 3 of Your Financial Aid Application:

  • Go to Genisys.
  • Click the "Login to Genisys" link.
  • Enter your Student ID and Pin.
  • - OR -
  • Go to MyRegent.
  • Enter your Username and Password.
  • Click on the Genisys link at the top.

From the Genisys Main Menu select the links for:

  • Financial Aid
  • Eligibility
  • Financial Aid Requirements
  • Select Aid Year


Step 3: Accept Your University and Federal Financial Aid Awards

From the Genisys Main Menu select the links for:

  • Financial Aid
  • Award
  • Award for Aid Year
  • Select Aid Year
  • Accept Award Offer tab


Step 4: Complete Master Promissory Note (MPN)

A promissory note is required from all first-time Direct loan borrowers. Generally, it is defined as a document signed and submitted by a borrower to a lender wherein the borrower agrees to repay the loan. The note should include disclosure statements regarding terms and conditions of the loan and repayment. For more detailed information on promissory notes and how to complete them, please review our resource on Master Promissory Notes.


Step 5: Loan funds credit to account and student refunds issued

  • Loan funds credit to student accounts beginning one week before classes begin.
  • Refunds are typically issued on the first Thursday after the conclusion of the 100% Add/Drop period. To sign up for direct deposit, from the Genisys Main Menu select the links for:
    • Student
    • Student Records
    • Direct Deposit Information

 

View Your Billing Account Summary in Genisys:
(Amount due, fees and the date and amount of your refund)

  • Financial Aid
  • Award
  • Account Summary by Term

Financial Aid Office Contact Information: