If your account balance is zero or less than zero due to
financial aid, you are no longer required to request validation to protect your
- If you qualify for financial aid and your accepted financial aid is equal to or greater than your fees,
your classes will be protected automatically.
This schedule protection is a courtesy that will allow time for
financial aid funds to be disbursed to your account.
- If you qualify for financial aid and your
accepted financial aid is less than
your fees, or you have no financial aid, you must pay the balance on your account
or enroll in the payment plan and make the first payment before the published payment due date to protect your schedule from cancellation for non-payment.
Protecting your schedule is not a guarantee of funds and
does not relieve you of the obligation to pay. You must complete all
required steps for completion and disbursement of their financial aid. If you do
not complete the financial aid process, you are found to be ineligible for
financial aid, or you incur charges after the deadline that are in excess of your
financial aid, you will be responsible for paying the full account balance by
the next published payment due date.
Checking your Schedule Protection Status
You may confirm the protection status of your schedule by
logging into WINGSPAN, click on the Student tab, click on Registration, then
click on Schedule Protection Status. This will let you know whether or not your
schedule has been protected from cancellation.
If you have additional questions, please email the
Cashiers Office at Cashiersoffice@winthrop.edu
or Student Financial Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.