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What Happens To My Bright Futures if I Drop Classes?
IF YOU DROP CLASSES BEFORE YOUR Bright Futures IS DISBURSED
- If you drop below half-time enrollment before the end of the drop/add period, you may be ineligible for your Bright Futures
- It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your tuition and fees even if you are ineligible for aid after
dropping below half-time enrollment.
IF YOU DROP or Withdraw from Classes AFTER YOUR Bright Futures IS DISBURSED
- Your Bright Futures will be billed for the classes dropped or withdrawn after the
initial drop/add period.
- The amount owed is based off the number of credits dropped for the term.
- Classes dropped through the Academic Regulations Committee (ARC) Petition process do not exempt a student from repayment of Bright Futures.
- It is your responsibility to monitor and pay the balance on your student account which may result from dropped
classes or withdrawing from the term.
Bright Futures ELIGIBILITY
- You must repay the entire amount owed to Bright Futures in order to renew.
- After repaying Bright Futures, those hours may be used again for future coursework.
- You are still required to meet the earned credit hour and GPA requirements associated
with your Bright Futures award after repayment, see the Bright Futures Handbook.
- You may contact the Financial Aid Office for guidance regarding the Bright Futures/Florida Scholarship Petition - Repayment form for extenuating circumstances only. If your petition is approved and you are
no longer required to repay, then you cannot re-use those hours in a future semester,
which means you may run out of Bright Futures before you graduate.