Student Financial Services

Financial Aid and Planning

There are two types of financial assistance (grants and loans) offered to online students through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In many cases, qualified students receive a financial aid package which may include both types of financial aid. Students are reminded to file for financial aid each year as soon as possible after October 1 to gain access to the maximum amount of financial aid. 

Financial planners are available to assist students with the FAFSA process, which determines eligibility for federal need-based aid. Financial planners also advise students on options to pay for educational expenses after financial aid, including semester payment plans, monthly payment plans and additional loan options.

For assistance in selecting payment options or making financial arrangements to meet educational expenses, contact your financial planner