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Receiving Your Aid

Follow these steps to complete the final requirements needed to disburse your offered financial aid.

Review Your Virginia Tech Award Package 

  • HokieSPA>Financial Aid Information>My Award Information>Award Package by Aid Year>Award Overview Tab.
  • Spend some time reading about the Loans and (or) Grants you have been offered.
  • Accept, reduce or decline loans (on the "Accept Award Offer" tab found under HokieSPA Financial Aid Information).

Complete the Online Loan Requirements

Clarify Your Full-time/Part-time Status

  • If you are not going to be enrolled as a full-time student (12 credit hours undergraduate / 9 hours graduate), please notify our office at

Check For Outstanding Processing Requirements or Holds

Make Sure All Appropriate Parties Can Discuss Your Account

  • Complete the FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Disclosure) on HokieSPA to specify the individuals to whom you authorize the release your financial aid information. We cannot release a student's financial aid information to anyone other than the student and individuals they have authorized to have access (including the student's parent or guardian).

Report Outside Scholarships

Hokie Student Personal Access (SPA)

The Hokie SPA, or Hokie Student Personal Access, is where all of a student’s personal, academic, and University financial information can be viewed.  Students can log on at to view their registration and schedule, grades, degree, transcripts, student information, sign the FERPA release, and view information pertaining to their Financial Aid (under the link, Financial Aid Information).

Guide to Loan Requirements

Click here for a PDF Guide to complete loan requirements.