Student Financial Responsibilities, Policies, and Options

Basis for Admissions

Northcentral University requires students to provide official documentation of previous education in order to be officially admitted to the University. To learn more about basis for admission, visit:

Class Attendance Policy

Title IV funds are awarded to students under the assumption that they will attend Northcentral University during the entire period for which the assistance is awarded. When a student does not complete the payment period in which they are currently enrolled or if the student ceases to participate in a course for more than 28 calendar days, the University is required to determine whether any Title IV funds must be returned to the federal student aid programs. To learn more about the policies related to class attendance, visit:

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) is the standard by which Northcentral University measures all students’ progress toward completion of a degree or certificate program. Students who do not meet these standards may have the usage of Title IV funds revoked. To learn more about NCU's Satisfactory Academic Progress policy, visit:

Leaves of Absence

Northcentral University programs are designed to allow students to pursue their educational goals full-time while managing other responsibilities. NCU will consider granting an Academic Leave of Absence (ALOA) to a student who is experiencing hardships that make effective progress in his/her program unusually difficult. A student may requests a Military Leave of Absence and provide supporting documentation for the request for military leave. To learn more about the Academic and Military Leave of Absence policies, visit:

Program Change

Students who change degree programs after federal financial aid has been disbursed must be evaluated by Student Financial Services to determine the impact on federal financial aid eligibility. To learn more, visit:

Student Financial Responsibilities & Federal Loan Repayment

Northcentral University considers all financial obligations payable immediately, unless otherwise stated. Northcentral University withholds certificates, diplomas, and transcripts and prohibits participation in the graduation ceremony and/or the conferring of a degree until all unpaid financial accounts have been satisfied. To learn more about financial obligations, forbearance and deferment options, and default of financial obligations, visit:

Additional Information: To comply with the Federal Student Aid regulations, Northcentral University (NCU) is disclosing via this URL its contract with BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank and information about the costs incurred by students who elect to use a financial account with BankMobile, a division of Customers Bank. Questions regarding these disclosures may be directed to Robert Conlon at For more information about BankMobile, visit this link: