Mobile (HCX) - Accept/Decline Awards

Purpose:  Use this document as a reference for how accept/decline Financial Aid Awards using your mobile device.

Audience:  Students

The college mobile applications will look a bit different between the various colleges. This guide is intended as a general overview.  Please note that your college may have different images and options available.  

Accept/Decline Awards

  1. On the Mobile (HCX) Springboard page, select the ctcLink Login tile.  
Mobile HCX Springboard page
  1. On the ctcLink Login page, enter your ctcLink ID.
  2. Enter your Password.
  3. Select the Sign In button.  The Mobile (HCX) Dashboard will display.
ctcLink Login page
  1. On the Mobile (HCX) Dashboard, select the Financials icon from the sidebar menu.
Mobile HCX Dashboard with the Financials icon highlighted
  1. Select Accept/Decline Awards from the Financials submenu.
Mobile HCX Dashboard with the View Accept/Decline Awards menu item highlighted
  1. Using the Financial Aid Year drop down list box, select the Financial Aid Year you want to display.  In this example, the student only has financial aid for one year.  We will select 2020-2021.
Accept/Decline Awards page with Financial Aid year 2020-2021 highlighted

Note:  The 3 tabs under the Financial Aid Year, New (2), Accepted (2) and Declined (0).  The title for each tab includes the number of Awards listed in that tab.  

  1. The New tab lists 2 Awards.  Students can choose to Accept, Decline or Cancel an Award using this page.  In this example, we will Accept the first Award, Subsidized Direct Ln 1-New Fee
  2. Select Accept from the Actions drop down list box for this Award.

Note: The Totals at the bottom of the page BEFORE we accept the additional Award are Offered amount: $5301.00 and Accepted amount: $3,901.00.

Accept/Decline Awards page with the Action of Accept highlighted
  1. Notice that the amount of the Award can be reduced by updating the Accepted amount.  In this example, we will accept the Offered Amount.  
  2. Select the Submit button when you are finished Accepting, Declining and Canceling Awards.

Note: The Totals at the bottom of the page AFTER we have accepted the additional Award are Offered amount: $5301.00 and Accepted amount: $4,501.00.  The newly accepted award amount, $600.00, has been added to the total Accepted amount.

Accept/Decline Awards page with the Accept Amount and Submit buttons highlighted
  1. The success popup tells us that 1 Award has been successfully submitted.
  2. Select the Got It button.  
Accept/Decline Awards page with the Success popup highlighted

Note: The 3 tabs under the Financial Aid Year have been updated to New (1), Accepted (3) and Declined (0).  

  1. Notice that there is now only one Award in the New tab.
  2. Select the Accepted tab.
Accept/Decline Awards page with the
  1. Now, the Award we just accepted, Subsidized Direct Ln 1-New Fee, is listed along with the previously accepted awards, Federal Pell Grant and Supplemental Educ Opp Grant.
Accept/Decline Awards page with the
  1. That's it!  You have reviewed the Accept/Decline Awards function in ctcLink's Mobile (HCX).

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