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Financial Aid Resources

Find ways to pay for college and manage costs to stay on your postsecondary path. 

Financial Aid Resources

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Follow the steps below to secure financial aid and make informed choices of where to go to college and how to pay for it. High school students can also download our senior year checklist.

Financial Aid Checklist

This checklist is available in Arabic, Cape Verdean, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Apply

Submit the FAFSA (opens in a new tab)

Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to apply for most types of financial aid. Also available in ArabicCape VerdeanHaitian CreolePortugueseChineseSpanish, and Vietnamese.

Fill out the Parent Section of the FAFSA (opens in a new tab)

After your child completes their section, they may invite you to contribute your information. Also available in Arabic, Cape Verdean, Haitian Creole, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Submit the CSS Profile (opens in a new tab)

Online application for institutional aid used by some colleges and scholarship programs. Also available in ArabicCape VerdeanHaitian CreolePortugueseChineseSpanish, and Vietnamese.

Apply to Scholarships With Our Toolkit (opens in a new tab)

Decide

Review Financial Aid Offers (opens in a new tab)

Understand your aid offers and compare the total costs of attending different colleges.

Appeal Your Financial Aid (opens in a new tab)

If your financial situation has changed, you can appeal so your financial aid is based on your current circumstances.

Attend

Estimate Indirect Expenses (opens in a new tab)

Know how much you may have to pay for expenses that aren't on your college bill, like course materials and transportation.

Meet Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) (opens in a new tab)

Know how to keep your financial aid throughout college.

Prepare to Transfer Colleges (opens in a new tab)

Follow these steps if you're planning to transfer.

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