How College Financial Aid Disbursement Works

"AS THE START OF CLASSES nears, students who need help paying for school may wonder how college financial aid disbursement works as they wait for their award to arrive.

College financial aid disbursement refers to the aid payment process, which typically happens around the time classes start in the form of a credit to the student’s account.

Experts say the process is often a seamless one, but there are some steps students can take to avoid a delay in receiving their financial aid. It’s important for students to contact their financial aid office if their award is late or doesn’t match the amount listed in their financial aid package, they add.

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