Semester Loans Information
Who May Apply for Tuition & Fees Semester Loans:
Semester loans (Tuition & Fees and Book) are open to all SHSU students who meet the eligibility requirements. Students must register for classes before applying for the loan AND University charges (tuition & fees, and related expenses) must be in installments during long semesters.
Tuition & Fees:
Loans for tuition & fees are available for each installment based on the availability of funding. The amount of the loan is calculated at the time of application. Schedule changes may require additional tuition & fees loans.
Tuition & Fees Loan Eligibility Requirements:
- 2.0 GPA (3.0 for Graduate Students)
- No outstanding balances for the semester (i.e. police/library fines)
- No University holds
- Enrolled in at least one (1) hour of classes
Tuition & Fees Loan Interest Charges:
Students will be charged a 5% per annum interest charge over the loan period.
Charges Included in a Tuition & Fees Semester Loan:
Tuition & Fees loans cover current charges only.
Short-term Book Loans:
These loans will be available to all SHSU who meet the eligibility requirements and have a COMPLETED Financial Aid file. Loans are disbursed directly to the student for book purchase.
Short-term Book Loan Eligibility Requirements:
Students must be enrolled in at least six (6) hours of classes.
Short-term Loan Interest Charges:
Students will be charged a 10% per annum interest charge over the loan period. An additional $30.00 will be charged if any payment is late.
Where to apply for a Semester Loan: SAM Web