Frequently Asked Questions

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  1. If you have had an income change that causes the income reported on your FAFSA not be a good reflection of your current situation please review the Parent or Student Recalculation Forms for direction about possible resolutions.
  2. Your family situation is not typical, according to the FAFSA definition, does not allow you to enter your parent information and is not addressed on the FAFSA please review the Dependency Override or Parental Data Override forms.
  • Login to your myBLINN
    Financial Aid Checklist
  • Select Aid Year
  • See ‘Satisfactory Academic Progress’ and corresponding text.
  • Appeal Sufficient- appeal has been approved for the current semester
  • Appeal Insufficient – appeal has been denied for the current semester
  • All notifications will be sent to your myBLINN email address.
  • Yes, terms must be accepted first, before accepting or declining any aid.
    Financial Aid Checklist
  • Select Aid Year
  • Click on ‘Terms & Conditions – Required’
  • Login to your myBLINN
  • Select Aid Year
  • If ‘Awarded Financial Aid’ has ‘Complete’ you have been awarded.
  • Click on ‘Awarded Financial Aid’
  • How can I view holds on my account?
    • Login to your myBLINN
    • Click on My Records
    • Click on the link that says ‘Registration Hold – Prevents Registration’.  If it has you have Holds.
  • Go to your myBLINN
  • Select Aid Year
  • If ‘Awarded Financial Aid’ has ‘Complete’ you have been awarded.
  • Click on ‘Awarded Financial Aid’
  • Click on Award Overview
  • The COA is an estimated break down of what it could cost to attend Blinn for a full year.
  • Go to your myBLINN
  • Click on My Records
  • Financial Aid Awards
  • Select Aid Year
  • Click on Financial Aid
  • Click on Award Payment Schedule
  • Your expected disbursement dates will show.
  • After funds have disbursed to Blinn, It takes the business office approximately 10 business days to authorize Financial Aid refunds to your refund preference.
  • Go to myBLINN
  • Click on Current Students
  • Click on financial aid and Scholarships( left hand side of the screen)
  • Scroll down and click on Scholarship information
  • Under “How to Apply for Scholarships click on the link that says “click here to apply for available Scholarships”
  • A disbursement is the process in which your aid is released to the school to pay towards your tuition and fees.
  • A refund is the process in which any remaining funds not used for your tuition and other authorized expenses you owe are paid to you.
  • Refunds will be released to the refund method that you have selected through Nelnet Student Choice Refunds (Direct Deposit or Reloadable Debit Card).
  • Non-Institutional charges are parking permits, fines, etc.
  • Financial Aid can cover your parking permit; however you have to authorize us to do so by accepting.
  • Login to your myBLINN
  • Select Aid Year
  • Click on ‘Student Authorization for Non-Standard Charges’ or the ‘Resources/Additional Information’ tab.
  • Using your web browser, go to
  • Sign in with your new email address:
  • Ex:
  • Password will be your date of birth mmddyy
  • Step 1: Reset your password
  • Enter old password, then Enter new password
  • Click submit
  • Reset Password
  • After signing in to Outlook Web App, Click Options>Create an Inbox Rule.
  • On the Inbox Rules tab, click New.
  • Under “When the message arrives, select Apply to all messages.
  • Under Do the following, select redirect the message to.
  • Select the address you want the mail sent to by double-clicking on it in the address book. If the address you want to redirect to doesn’t appeal, you can enter the e-mail address in the “TO” field.
  • Click OK to save your rule and return to the Inbox Rules tab.
  • Disbursements are processed on the night of the 12th class day for long semesters.
  • Students who are freshmen or have not earned more than 30 credits hours will have to wait 30 days for their loan to post.
  • Summer- disbursements are done on the night of the 4th class day.
  • If classes are dropped after aid has disbursed, you may owe a balance.
  • Students who drop below 6 credit hours will owe partial loan funds or have future disbursements cancelled.
  • If a student withdraws from all classes, and received Pell and/or loans the U.S. Department of Education requires that the school calculate how much the student earned.  Students who withdraw early in the semester will likely owe funds back to the school. 
Blinn College offers study abroad opportunities through different academic divisions each year. The study abroad classes are all taught by Blinn College instructors and the student receives college credit at Blinn College. Students who are otherwise eligible can receive financial aid for these study abroad courses. All other financial aid and enrollment requirements must be met. Any additional costs to the student for these classes can be reviewed and accounted for on a case by case basis. Students with financial aid questions related to Study Abroad need to contact the Bryan Financial Aid Office.

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Contact / Office Info

Mailing Address:
Financial Aid
Blinn College
902 College Ave.
Brenham, TX 77833




Brenham Campus Location:
Administration Bldg.,
Room 122

Bryan Campus Location:
Central Administrative Services Building
3125 S. Texas Ave.,
Suite 1900
(Tejas Shopping Center)