Accepted students can access their financial aid checklists and view their financial aid awards by using the "My Financial Aid" section in the myGettysburg website. myGettysburg is available to accepted students until June 1. After that time matriculated students will have access to the Student Center.
Students can access financial aid information directly. On the Current Students homepage select Student Center. Enter your User ID and Password and click Sign in. Under the Finances section you have the ability to do the following:
The To Do List can be found in the section to the right at the top of the page
The View Financial Aid hyperlink allows you to view your current as well as previous financial aid awards. When choosing this option, you must also select which aid year you wish to view. New aid years will be available after July 1. You will be able to view your financial aid by Aid Year as well as by Terms. By clicking on the View Scheduled Disbursement Dates hyperlink under Terms, you will be able to review each award for that term as well as the accepted amount, the net amount and a "tentative" scheduled disbursement date. Please take note of the message listed at the top of this page which outlines disbursement protocol. You will also be given access to two additional hyperlinks. Account Inquiry allows you to review your student account; the other returns you to the Award Summary page.
The Award Summary page also has additional hyperlinks:
The Return to Aid Year Selection takes you back to the starting point of selecting an aid year to review.
The Accept/Decline Awards hyperlink allows you to view financial aid for the aid year you previously selected. You will be able to view your awards for that aid year, as well as the offered and accepted amounts. Note: you may only decline or reduce current aid year awards.
Click on the individual Award if you wish to review the "tentative" disbursement dates. Also, if you have federal loans, you will be able to review loan information by clicking on the Loan Details hyperlink.
Current Aid Year awards for College, Federal, and Private loans as well as Federal Work Study/Student Employment can be declined or reduced on the Award Package page as long as the award has not been disbursed to your student account. To decline an award, click on the check box under Decline next to the award you wish to decline. If you wish to reduce the amount of your award, change the amount of the award you wish to reduce. You must click on the green Submit Box in order for your requests to process.
You can use the green Accept All, Decline All, or Clear All boxes if you wish to assign the same status to all awards. Once again, you must click on the green Submit Box in order for your request to process.
After clicking on the green Submit box you will be transferred to an Accept/Decline Financial Aid page that gives you options to click Yes to continue with the Submit or click No to cancel the Submit. You will be transferred to a confirmation page that tells you the Submit was successful. If you are not transferred to this page, your request will not be processed. Click the green OK icon to return to the Award Package page. Once changes are submitted, a Previous Transactions hyperlink will display on the Award Package page. When you select this hyperlink, the Date/Time will display for the changes you just made. Check the Status, this should read Successful. After changes have been submitted, original offered amounts cannot be reinstated except by the Office of Financial Aid.
The Request Counselor Action hyperlink at the bottom of the page allows you to submit a request directly to the Office of Financial Aid. On the Request Counselor Action page, follow the instructions at the top of the page. You must click the green Save button at the bottom of the page in order for your request to be processed. This will take you to a confirmation page, click the green OK icon to return to the Request Counselor Action page. At the bottom of the page, choose the appropriate hyperlink to return to the main pages.
Also at the bottom of the Award Package page are hyperlinks for Account Inquiry to review your student account, and Return to Award Summary.
The To Do List hyperlink allows students to view incomplete items on their Financial Aid and College/Perkins Loan checklists. Each year a Financial Aid checklist is created after the first document (FAFSA, tax return, etc.) is received. A College or Perkins Loan checklist is created at the time those awards are processed.