First Year Students


  • First-Year Florida (earn a C or better)
  • Actively participate with your assigned peer mentor
  • Two Financial Literacy Workshops (one in fall and one in spring)*
  • 24 credit hours earned annually
  • 2.0 or higher cumulative GPA
  • Family income remains under MFOS threshold as verified by annual FAFSA updates and possible Financial Aid verification
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at The FAFSA opens on October 1 of each year. To receive the best financial aid offer, complete the FAFSA as early as possible.
*Innovation Academy students will complete both Financial Literacy Workshops in the spring semester