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Financial Aid And Declaring A Major Questions

coquicoqui Registered User Posts: 1,682 Senior Member
edited August 2005 in Stanford University
OK, so I recieved this message on my Financial Aid To Do List on Axess.

"For summer quarter 2005 and beyond, the Perkins promissory note and associated documents will be processed electronically. You will receive an email from the University Accounting Service (UAS) inviting you to the website to sign your loan."

I haven't recieved any email regarding this so I was wondering if anyone else has or could give me the link of where I had to go to sign my loan.

also, i am currently UNDECLARED. should i change that in the academic part of axess, or does it not matter whether i declare right now or later. my advisor is the "undergraduage undeclared advisor", so would it be better to declare a major so they can possible give me someone that will help me in my subject....which would be chemistry. same goes for declaring a minor. and can i change them after i declare them. after all its not set in stone right?
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Replies to: Financial Aid And Declaring A Major Questions

  • entropicgirlentropicgirl Registered User Posts: 450 Member
    I think you're not allowed to declare a major until the end of your sophomore year...but even then, it's definitely not set in stone.
  • coquicoqui Registered User Posts: 1,682 Senior Member
    but it is possible to change it using axess right? mine says i'm undeclared, but i tried and it does let me declare one, i just didnt confirm it.

    and what about the fin aid...

  • entropicgirlentropicgirl Registered User Posts: 450 Member
    Huh. I thought you couldn't do that... maybe it'll give you an error message if you confirm? Really don't know though.
  • ForeverZeroForeverZero Registered User Posts: 804 Member
    Actually, you can declare a major anytime, but it's not required until the end of sophomore year. Even then, I'm pretty sure that you can change it. Stanford seems to be very flexible with that.
  • efilsiertaehtefilsiertaeht Registered User Posts: 195 Junior Member
    Actually, to declare a major you have to meet with a specific person in the department you want to declare in, and they have to approve you. For some majors, you have to have taken certain classes in order to be approved, or bring a portfolio, or something. For others, you just have to express the interest. But none of this can be done before you get to Stanford.
  • FrodoFrodo Registered User Posts: 40 Junior Member
    Hey, does anybody know if tuition increases if one chooses to double major, or if it stays the same as if one had chosen just one major?
  • ForeverZeroForeverZero Registered User Posts: 804 Member
    Tuition has nothing to do with your major. What often happens with double-majors, though, is they might take more than 4 years to complete. You'd probably also have to take classes during the summer, which would increase tuition.
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