We have priority processing deadline for each semester. Those students that apply by the deadline will have their aid processed before tuition and fees are due. Students can apply after the priority deadline with the understanding that we won’t guarantee their aid will be available to pay their fees or that their check will be available the Friday before classes begin.
PRIORITY PROCESSING DEADLINES*
Fall – June 1st
Spring – November 1st
Summer – February 1st
*In order to meet the priority deadlines, all information must be turned in correct, complete, and ready to award by the priority date for the semester you wish to be awarded.
FAFSA: No. This has to be completed once a year. One school year will cover from July 1 to June 30 (Fall semester- Summer semester) of the next year.
Entrance Loan Counseling: No, once you have completed entrance counseling you will not have to do it again.
Master Promissory Note (MPN): No, once you sign an MPN it is good for 10 years.
Exit Counseling: No, exit counseling should be completed once you leave CEI for good whether you are graduating or withdrawing.
There are a few ways to recieve your refund:
NOTE: Refunds are processed the week before classes begin. Funds should be available the Friday before a semester begins, if you are registered and have completed everything needed for your FAFSA. For students that register the week before classes begin or those that filled out the FAFSA after the priority processing deadline, those refunds will not be processed until after the second week of class, once attendance has been verified.
No, CEI does not offer short term loans.
CEI does have the option to set up a Payment Plan, call the Cashier for details, 208-524-3000 opt 3
Missing information email: Log in to Student
to see what documents are being requested.
Award email: Log into Self Service to see your award offer. All awards are based on full time (12+ credits) status. Pell grants will be adjusted according to credit load and eligibility. Student loans are awarded in "Offered" status and can be accepted through Student Self-Service. Student loan will be disbursed based on enrollment in 6 or more eligible credits, completed Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note (MPN).
Exit Loan Counseling: Must completed if graduating, no longer attending or is attending less than 6 credits. The Exit Loan Counseling can be found on studentaid.gov/exit-counseling.
CEI Registrar submits enrollment information to the National Student Clearing House following the 10th day of classes, after attendance has been verified; then every 30 days after that. A student must be enrolled in at least 6 credits.
Or a student can submit an In-school Deferment form, found on their loan servicer website, to the Student Affairs Office. Once the form is processed CEI will submit the information to the National Student Clearing House.
John E. Christofferson
Phone: (208) 524-3000
Fax: (208) 525-7026