Transfer Students

Transferring to or from IU Kokomo

There are several steps involved in transferring financial aid information from one school to another. We request that you print and follow the guide below to assist you in this process to avoid delays in getting your financial aid on time.

If you have been given a scholarship from an outside source, contact that agency and inform them of your change in enrollment plans.  They can let you know what steps are needed to transfer your award, if possible.  If you have questions regarding your scholarship once it has been transferred please contact the financial aid office.

Steps to transfer Financial Aid to IU Kokomo

Use this as a guide by checking off each box as you complete the step.

  • Apply for admissions in a degree-seeking program at IU Kokomo. Check the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP) carefully if you are transferring in more hours than are normally required for your degree available online: http://www.iuk.edu/index/services/financial_aid/satisfactory_academic_progress.asp
  • If IU Kokomo is not one of the listed schools on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) please visit www.fafsa.gov and click on under FAFSA follow-up: add a school code (001814)
  • Notify your current school of your transfer to IU Kokomo and request in writing that your future aid is canceled. For example, You cannot have aid processed at two schools at the same time.
  • If you have an Indiana Higher Education award; Frank O’Bannon; 21st Century Scholar Award or Indiana National Guard Tuition Award, you will need to go to www.in.gov/ssaci click on Student and change your school. If you are transferring at midyear (January) make certain to only change it for the spring semester or your fall aid could be lost.
  • If you have a Child with a Disabled Veteran and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant (CVO), you will need to go to www.in.gov/dva and on the left-hand side of the page click on forms. Select the correct application for remission of fees (the new fall form is not available until late April annually). Remember that IU Kokomo must have the original stamped approved form, your FAFSA data for the current year, and the following year for summer sessions before any award can be posted.
  • Check your One Start account daily for the most accurate and up to date information.
Steps to transfer Financial Aid from IU Kokomo

Use this as a guide by checking off each box as you complete the step.

  • Place in writing your desire to have your future aid canceled at IU Kokomo, either in person, via the mail, or from your IU Email account (other email accounts cannot be honored).
  • If you received a federal direct student loan at any time during your attendance at IU Kokomo you will need to complete an exit interview online (remember if you are transferring mid-year to another college/university your loan(s) at IU Kokomo must be canceled.)
  • If your new school is not listed on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) you will need to visit www.fafsa.ed.gov and click under FAFSA followup and add their school code. (We have a listing of all school codes if needed.)
  • If you are enrolled in courses contact the Registrar’s office regarding withdrawing. If you do not officially withdraw from future courses you will still be required to pay for these courses and will receive a failing grade for nonattendance. Learn more about the Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy (SAP)
  • If you have an Indiana Higher Education award; Frank O’Bannon; 21st Century Scholar Award or Indiana National Guard Tuition Award, you will need to go to www.in.gov/ssaci click on Student and change your school. If you are transferring at midyear (January) make certain to only change it for the spring semester or your fall aid will be canceled here and you will have an amount due.
  • If you have a Child with a Disabled Veteran and Public Safety Officer Supplemental Grant (CVO), you will need to go to www.in.gov/dva and on the left-hand side of the page click on forms. Select the correct application for remission of fees (the new fall form is not available until late April annually). Remember that your new school must have the original stamped approved form, your FAFSA data for the current year, and the following year for summer sessions before any award can be posted. Contact your new school’s financial aid office for more information about transferring to their school and ensure you complete any required documentation there as to not impede your financial aid is processed.