SSM 301–13: Aid for Students Completing Graduate Preparatory Course Work
To allow access to Federal Stafford student loans to students who must complete preparatory course work to qualify for admission to a graduate degree program at Arizona State University
34 Code of Federal Regulations §§ 668.32 (a)(ii), 682.204 (a)(6), (d)(6), 685.203 (a)(6), (c)(2)(vi)
Higher Education Act 484 (b)(3)
U.S. Department of Education DCL GEN 98–02
Students who are not enrolled in an eligible program leading to a degree or certificate but are enrolled at least half-time in a course of study necessary to enroll in an eligible graduate program may be eligible to receive assistance under the Federal Family Education Loan or Direct Loan programs for such enrollment for no longer than one 12-month period.