Why are admission counselors important?
    Admission counselors assist families through the college search process by advocating for scholarship consideration and by answering various questions about the application process, requirements for admittance, and programs offered at TU.


    What does FERPA mean?
    FERPA is a federal law that gives students certain rights with respect to their educational records. Students may authorize staff within the Student Financial Services Office to discuss financial aid with other individuals, like family members, with written consent. Click on this link to complete the necessary paperwork for these purposes.


    What is an University Ambassador? 
    University Ambassadors are a selective group of students who share their time and experience with prospective students, parents and other university guests to facilitate and enhance student recruitment for the University of Tulsa.


    Is The University of Tulsa test optional? 
    Due to limited ACT and SAT testing opportunities during the COVID-19 global pandemic, freshmen applicants for the Fall 2021, Spring 2022 and Fall 2022 entry terms are not required to submit an official ACT or SAT test score for admission. Submission of an official score is optional.


    How many students are at TU? 
    ~4,000+


    What is the FAFSA?
    The FAFSA is a free application for federal student aid. By submitting an application, your student will be considered for federal grants, loans, and work-study funds. 


    When will scholarships and grants be credited to my student's account?
    TU Scholarships and TU Grants will credit your student's Bursar account with full-time enrollment no sooner than the first day of class.

    When will outside scholarships be credited to my student's account?
    Outside Scholarships will credit your student's Bursar account upon receipt of funds. They will not be taken into consideration for the fall billing statement until funding is received. If these funds have not been received prior to August 1, make payment arrangements with the Bursar’s Office excluding these values.

    When will the Federal Pell Grant and Federal SEOG Grants be credited to my student's account?
    Federal Pell Grant and Federal SEOG Grants will credit your student's Bursar account no sooner than the first day of class. If your grant is estimated, it will not credit your account until appropriate paperwork is received in Student Financial Services.

    When will my state scholarship or grant funding from the state of Oklahoma credit to my student's account?
    State Scholarship or Grant funding from the State of Oklahoma does not credit until we are in receipt of funds from the State of Oklahoma. TU will bill the state agencies. Funds are generally received in late September or early October. The Bursar’s Office will take this funding into consideration as pending aid; however, if these funds create a refund and are needed for daily expenditures, please budget accordingly.

    When will my student be paid for work study hours?
    Federal work study funds are paid to the student upon submission of timesheets; if your student plans on utilizing these funds to help pay their Bursar account, they will need to set up a payment plan with the Bursar’s Office. If awarded Federal work study, students may find instructions on how to secure a job using this link.

    When will my student's Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loan funds be credited to their account?
    Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized loans funds will credit to your student's account no earlier than the first day of class upon completion of the following steps:

    • Your student will need to log in to the TU portal, cc.utulsa.edu, access Self Service Financial Aid and accept their Direct Student Loans.

    • Complete the Master Promissory Note and Entrance (loan) Counseling at https://studentaid.gov.

    When will my student's Direct PLUS (Parent) Loans be credited to their account?
    Direct PLUS (Parent) Loans (for undergraduate students) funds will credit to their account no earlier than the first day of class upon completion of the following steps:

    Should my student get a private loan to pay for their education?
    We caution you to be aware of indebtedness! If your student decides to borrow a private loan, we recommend applying sooner than later as the entire process can take several weeks for approval. You may apply with any lender who offers a private student loan. 

     




     
    Office Number: 918-631-2307 | Office Email: apply@utulsa.edu | Website: https://admission.utulsa.edu/