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Regaining Eligibility after a Drug Conviction

Downers Grove, IL Campus

Students denied eligibility for an indefinite period can regain eligibility after completing any of the following three options:

  1. Successfully completing a rehabilitation program (as described below, which includes passing two unannounced drug tests from such a program);   
  2. Having the conviction reversed, set aside, or removed from the student's record so that fewer than two convictions for sale or three convictions for possession remain on the record; or
  3. Successfully completing two unannounced drug tests which are part of a rehab program (the student does not need to complete the rest of the program).

A drug rehabilitation program is considered approved for these purposes if it includes at least two unannounced drug tests and meets one of the following criteria:

When a student regains eligibility during the award year, MWU may award campus-based aid for the current payment period (quarter) and Direct Loans for the period of enrollment (academic year).