Understanding Your Award Letter

If you receive an Award Notification Letter, you will be notified of your financial aid award. It will include the following:

  • Cost of attendance
  • Any remaining balance, if applicable

You may accept all, none, or part of your award.
Haven’t received an award letter? You may have missing documents. Check your CaneLink To-Do List. If you have not yet applied for financial aid, please visit finaid.miami.edu.

Offered Federal Work Study funds? You may be eligible to work in a variety of on-campus student employment opportunities. While these funds will not credit toward the amount due to the University, you can earn these funds to pay for personal expenses throughout the year. You can accept this award, along with federal loans, through your CaneLink account.