Office of the Dean
O’Dowd Hall, Room 428
586 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
(map)
(248) 370-3634

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Check Financial Aid Requirements and Award Status

Check Financial Aid Requirements and Award Status

Financial Aid
Requirements

Students can view the processing status of any unsatisfied financial aid requirements and any holds placed on the account. 

  • Log into SAIL
  • Select Financial Aid from the Oakland Services box
  • Select Requirements
  • Select Financial Aid Requirements
  • Select the aid year, if prompted and click submit.
  • View Unsatisfied and Satisfied Requirements – note the “status” and “as of date” columns. Complete all required documents and resubmit any incomplete documents. Processing takes 2-4 weeks.
Financial Aid
Award Status

Students can view their account summary by term, the financial aid award package by academic year, and the breakdown for the estimated cost of attendance.

  • Log into SAIL
  • Select Financial Aid from the Oakland Services box
  • Select Award Information
  • Select Award by Aid Year
  • Select the aid year, if prompted and click submit.
  • Click the Award Overview tab and scroll to the bottom.
Accept/Decline
Student Loans

Beginning with the 2017-2018 academic year, students must complete a new process to accept, decline student loans.


Please use the 2017-2018 Loan Planner to help you calculate your loan amounts.

This Student Loan Planner file is only valid for the 2017-2018 academic year. A new Planner must be downloaded for each academic year.


How to accept or decline student loans:

Screenshots of directions.

  1. Log into MySAIL using your NetID and password
  2. Select Financial Aid from the Oakland Services box
  3. Select Award
  4. Select Award by Aid Year
  5. Select the aid year if prompted and click Submit
  6. Select Accept Award Offer tab
  7. Use the drop down menu next to each award to accept or decline the full amount. Accept a portion of the award by selecting Accept, then specifying a dollar amount in the box to the right.
Create Proxy
Access

Gives permission for designated people to access specific information about your student record including your schedule, grades, transcript and financial aid award information.

  • Log into SAIL
  • Select Financial Aid from the Oakland Services box
  • Select Student Services
  • Select Manage Proxy
  • Select Add Proxy
  • Fill in the required fields and click the Add Proxy button
  • Click the yellow arrow next to the proxy's name
  • Select a relationship type and indicate a start and stop date for the proxy to have access
  • Select the Authorization tab
  • Select all areas of SAIL you would like your proxy to have view-only access

You may also allow a designated person to view your bill and make payment on your account. See Authorized User information on the billing and payments page.

Enroll in
Direct Deposit

From the Financial Aid menu in the Oakland Services box of SAIL, select "Direct Deposit – Financial Aid Refund" to enroll in and manage direct deposit information for financial aid refunds. Select "Direct Deposit – Student Employment" to enroll in and manage direct deposit information for paychecks.