Veterinary Medicine Cost of Attendance Adjustment

Cost of Attendance Adjustment

Federal financial aid regulations allow universities to adjust your cost of attendance if education-related expenses exceed the costs listed to the right (costs listed are per semester budgeted costs). An increase to the cost of attendance ONLY increases the eligibility to apply for loans. Completing the cost of attendance adjustment form does NOT increase eligibility for the HPSL and/or LDS loans and scholarships.

The following are considered for a cost of attendance adjustment

  • Book and supply costs that exceed $497 a semester
  • Course fees on the U-Bill
  • Student & Scholar Health Insurance on the U-Bill
  • Transportation expenses for commuter and preceptorship students
  • Preceptorship or conference related to Veterinary Medicine
  • Medical expenses not covered by health insurance and exceed $477 a semester
  • Childcare expenses for dependent children

The following are not considered for a cost of attendance adjustment

  • Consumer bills (ie: cell phone, car payment, insurance, utilities, etc.)
  • Costs associated with outstanding consumer debt
  • Off-campus living expense that exceed the amount provided for room
  • Food and on-campus meal expenses for off-campus students
  • Relocation expenses
  • Interview expenses
  • Clothing for self or family
  • Pet or hobby expenses

The Review Process

  • Confirm the cost of attendance adjustment form is completed and signed
  • Include documentation of expenses not on your U-Bill
The review process will take five to ten business days, and you will be notified once the cost of attendance adjustment form is reviewed. Submitting a cost of attendance adjustment form does not guarantee your cost of attendance will change. If loans are increased due to a cost of attendance adjustment, it is your responsibility to take the necessary steps to secure the additional loan funds.

Cost of Attendance Adjustment Form

Preceptorship Cost of Attendance Adjustment Form