Officials at the University of New Mexico-Gallup are threatening to disenroll as many as 500 students who owe money to the college from the first semester or do not have their financial aid package in place by Jan. 9, reports the Gallup Independent.
The spring semester begins on Jan. 20, which will give students time to get their financial situation in order before classes start, said Paul Kraft, the branch’s student services director.
This policy follows procedures that were in place at the branch before 2006. In that year, the main campus agreed to allow the branches to set up their own policies, and the UNM-G branch established a more lenient policy that basically allowed students to owe the campus money with the provision that it be taken care of by the time they graduated…
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