At the beginning of the processing year, you create budgets detailing the cost of attendance (COA) for each term a student is enrolled. The COA is an estimate of a student's educational expenses for the period of enrollment. The budget helps establish a student's need COA minus the student's expected family contribution, which permits the financial aid office to award need-based aid.


Upon completion of this lesson, you will be able to:

• Create a budget online.

• Revise a budget manually.

• View a student's budget.

• Assign budgets in batch.

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