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For an award program not listed above, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at DePaul Central at
(312) 362-8610 or email
Note: Graduate/Doctoral students completing thesis or dissertation research and registered in program-approved thesis or dissertation research courses are considered to be enrolled half time.
**Special Note About Federal Work-Study: Federal Work-Study funds are not disbursed to your university account. You receive federal work-study funds through either direct deposit or a paycheck based on hours worked in a qualified on-campus job.
Disbursed aid funds are first applied to outstanding tuition costs, then to any housing costs or university fees. Financial aid disbursements in excess of your DePaul charges will be refunded to you, in accordance with the disbursement rules of each financial aid program. For more information about refunds, visit the
Refunds FAQ section of the Student Accounts website.