Types of Financial Aid
- Free money (grants and scholarships)
- Earned money
In order to apply for Federal Aid, you must complete the FAFSA.
Where to Find the FAFSA
Oct. 1 is the first day you can file the FAFSA.
FAFSA on the Web
You can complete, submit and track your application online. This is the easiest way to apply for federal aid. The online program even checks your data before it is transmitted to the processing center, so there's less chance of making an error.
Help with the FAFSA
If you have questions about the application, FAFSA on the Web or federal financial aid for students in general, call:
Federal Student Aid Information Center (FSAIC)
800-4-FED-AID (433-3243) / TTY 800-730-8913
Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to midnight Eastern Time
Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern Time
- Pell Grant: Awarded to undergraduate students with exceptional financial need.
- Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
- Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (Teach) Grant
Make sure you stop by the Career Center and pick up a Financial Aid Checklist.