Reviewing FA Authorization and Disbursement

Purpose: Use this document as a reference for how to Review FA Authorization and Disbursement in ctcLink.

Audience: FA Counselor/Technician.

You must have at least one of these local college managed security roles:

  • ZD FA Director
  • ZD FA Disbursements
  • ZZ FA Disbursements
  • ZZ FA Funds Manager

If you need assistance with the above security roles, please contact your local college supervisor or IT Admin to request role access.

Navigation:  Financial Aid > Disbursement > View Disbursement Status

  1. The View Disbursement Status search page displays.
  2. Complete the following fields:
    • ID
    • Academic Institution
    • Aid Year
  3. Select the Search button. 
  4. The Student Authorize/Disburse page displays.
  5. For each disbursement the following information can be viewed:
    • Disbt ID: Displays the disbursement ID for the award within the selected term and is not necessarily sequential.
    • Disbt Plan: The disbursement plan associated with the award.
    • Offer: The award amount offered by the financial aid office to the student when the student was packaged.
    • Accept: The award amount that the student has accepted.
    • Auth: Total amount that has been authorized for disbursement for that disbursement ID.
    • Disbursed: The total amount that has been disbursed to the student for that disbursement ID.
    • Messages: Select to view authorization and disbursement messages.
  6. Select the Messages link.  
  7. The Message Detail page appears.  It displays pertinent information about this authorization/disbursement.  
  8. Select Return to close the Message Detail page.
  9. The process of review is complete.

Video Tutorial

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