Financial problems

What to do when money gets tight

If your financial troubles have you worried about your ability to complete your program or even your semester, reach out to the Dean of Students. She is your primary advocate, and will help you figure out what's possible in this tough time.

Keep reading to learn about our policies and resources & programs that can help.

If you're having trouble paying your bill, you'll want to:

If you've had to drop a class or withdraw from all your classes after the refund period due to significant or unusual circumstances, you can submit an appeal for your tuition and fees to be reduced or removed.

If you need additional money (especially to help you stay in school):


Most students are stressed about money, and financial struggles are common. You're not alone! IU East provides resources to help you cope: