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Using the Program Applicability Tool (PAT)

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The Program Applicability Tool is a great tool and it is used to check if classes taken are applicable to the classes required to complete their degree. It also helps you understand which courses would qualify for federal financial aid 

Depending on student type, BYU-Idaho Students will have one of two Student Portals. If you are an Online Student, follow the steps for Student Portal (Online Student). If you are a campus student, follow the myBYUI Student Portal (Campus Students) steps.

NOTE: Students who wish to change their major (degree), must have an APPROVED grad plan with the new major (degree) by the TUESDAY BEFORE THE WEEK SCHOOL STARTS to qualify for program applicability that semester. The info provided by this tool is NOT a guarantee of payment. Final disbursement of federal aid is based on several factors. 

Student Portal (Online Student)

Step 1: Log-in to your BYU-Idaho Account. Hover over Registration and click on "Add/ Drop Courses".

Step 2: You will be redirected to the Registration website. Select the "Student" Tab.

Step 3: Scroll down to the "Registration" Box.

Step 4: Select "Program Applicability Tool (PAT).

The system will analyze all current registered courses to determine if they are program applicable. This may take a minute.

Step 5: A box will then list all currently registered courses and determine their program applicability.

   CONGRATULATIONS! You may now see which courses are Program Applicable. This tool is provided as a convenience for students to verify that registered courses are eligible to be considered for FEDERAL Financial Aid.

NOTE: The info provided by this tool is NOT a guarantee of payment. Final disbursement of federal aid is based on several factors.

myBYUI Student Portal (Campus Students)

Step 1: Log-in to your BYU-Idaho Account.

Step 2: Scroll down to the bottom of the page and select the gray box labeled "Program Applicability Tool".

Step 3: The system will analyze all current registered courses to determine if they are program applicable. This may take a minute.

Step 4: A box will then list all currently registered courses and determine their program applicability.

    CONGRATULATIONS! You may now see which courses are Program Applicable. This tool is provided as a convenience for students to verify that registered courses are eligible to be considered for Financial Aid.

NOTE: The info provided by this tool is NOT a guarantee of payment. Final disbursement of federal aid is based on several factors.

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