Talk to your advisor to make sure that the courses you want to take at the «host» institution will be transferred to your studies. Your advisor must also sign the consortium contract form to verify that the courses are applicable. Sanitation and technical training courses are not provided and very few exceptions are allowed. You cannot use classes that you control for the consortium agreement. In addition, you cannot repeat courses with the consortium agreement without first contacting your advisor and the financial assistance office. The consortium agreement must be certified by the other school you attend. To do this, you need a financial assistance representative at the host school to complete section C of the form. Some schools may wait until after the start of the semester before certifying the agreement. You are responsible for paying your tuition, books and fees at each school.
When we receive the form, we will process it within 24 hours of receipt, with no weekends. During the payment and the first two weeks of the semester, we are particularly busy and we can exceed the processing time by 24 hours. We will only accept consortium agreements until the second week of the term. The consortium`s agreement forms are available on the website`s grants forms. Talk to your advisor to make sure that the courses you want to take at the «host» institution will be transferred to your studies. To help you complete this process, you will find a CHECKLIST of items to complete before the consortium agreement is processed at:1. ___Must have submitted a free application for Federal Studies Assistance (FAFSA) for the academic year of the semester in which you use the consortium agreement. E.G. 2017-2018 FAFSA (CASE 2017, WINTER 2018, SPRING 2018, SOMMER 2018) 2018-2019 FAFSA (CASE 2018, WINTER 2019, SPRING 2019, SUMMER 2019)2. ___Complete off-campus Undergraduate Course Approval electronics, a copy must be sent to the MSU Financial Aid Office. A consortium agreement is an agreement between two higher education institutions/universities to recognize your registration at any location for financial assistance.