Review some of our questions below and figure out who the best people to contact are!
Specific questions about your FAFSA, work study related questions, information related to other scholarships or loans, scholarships requirements outside of the AZA yearly program requirements.
This is a great question to ask the Office of Financial Aid. Please use this The Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid - Arizona Assurance Program to go directly to the AZA information on the OFSA website.
Please contact the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid.
Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA) Visit Administration Building, Main Floor | Call 520-621-1858
Go online Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid (OSFA)
Advisor forms are now online. Please go to the Academic Advisor tab and click on “Academic Advisor Form for Arizona Assurance.” Please make sure your advisor fills it out once in the fall and once in the spring.
If you miss a requirement you will lose your funding and need to appeal. You can talk with an AZA staff member for more information.
Units are based on the cumulative total, and not per semester or academic year. Cumulative units is also based on the number of units passed, not taken, and must be UA units.
- Freshmen Cohort – 24 units by the end of the academic year
- Sophomores Cohort – 48 units by the end of the academic year
- Juniors Cohort – 72 units by the end of the academic year
Arizona Assurance requires all students to be full time (12 units) at the UA in order for aid to disburse. You are always allowed to take additional classes at Pima, but must be in 12 UA units. If you want more information about this policy please see an AZA staff member or an OSFA representative.
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS must be completed before winter break. If the students does not believe they will be able to do this, they should attend office hours to discuss their options.
2.0 GPA & UNITS will be checked at the end of grades posting in May. Students registered for summer courses will have their GPA checked in August prior to the start of classes. GPA AND UNITS ARE NOT CHECKED AFTER THE FALL SEMESTER.
An email will be sent out 1-2 weeks following the completion of all Welcome Back sessions with instructions on how to select their program requirement. Students are responsible for completely fulfilling their requirements.
AZA Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors were sent an email and told to select and schedule which Welcome Back event they are going to attend. Students must attend a Welcome Back session to learn about program requirements.