Students who are convicted of drug possession or drug (selling) distribution while they are enrolled and receiving financial aid will automatically be disqualified to receive federal financial aid.
The period of ineligibility for federal financial aid is as follows:
Possession of Illegal Drugs Sale of Illegal Drugs
1st Offense 1 year from date of conviction 2 years from date of conviction
2nd Offense 2 years from date of conviction indefinite period of time
3+ offenses indefinite period of time
The student self-reports this information when they complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).