Title IV financial aid includes the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational
Opportunity Grant (SEOG), and Federal Direct loans. These funds will be automatically applied
towards your tuition, fees, and dorm charges at any University of Hawaii campus for the current
If you have any other charges on your student account for the current or prior term, you must
pay those charges separately, unless you accept Title IV Authorization.
Examples of other charges include:
If you accept, all charges
- Fees for late registration or adding/dropping classes, fees for digital course material
- Library or parking fines
- Miscellaneous fees or tuition from the prior term
posted on your account after you accept, can be covered by your
federal financial aid. This includes all charges for the current term and up to $200 of charges
from a prior term. Any excess funds will be refunded to you per our normal refund policy.
If you decline or don’t answer the question,
your federal financial aid will be applied ONLY
towards charges for your tuition, fees, and dorms
for the current term, and up to $200 for the
prior term. Other miscellaneous charges and fees listed above will remain on your account. If
the obligation remains unpaid, it could result in “account holds” that may block you from
registering for future semesters and accessing transcripts.
Q: How do I accept or decline Title IV Authorization?
Login to your MyUH Services
to accept or decline Title IV Authorization.
- Select the appropriate campus and aid year
- Click on ‘Student Requirements’
- Click on ‘Authorization to pay for non-tuition charges’
- Select ‘Yes’ or ‘No’
Q: Do I need to accept or decline every year?
No, your answer will remain in effect from that point on until you notify your home campus that
you would like to change your answer.
Q: How do I change my answer?
If you would like to change your answer to Title IV Authorization, you should notify your home
campus via email.