Helpful Links

FAFSA - Use this Web service to file an electronic FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) or renewal FAFSA. If you need additional help you can go to Student's Guide to the FAFSA.


Financial Aid Estimators: If you are interested in estimating your Financial Aid, you can use the following two estimators.

Federal Pell Grant Estimator: 
Click here  to get an estimate from Federal Student Aid. This is only an estimate.

For New Jersey Residents ONLY: 
Click here for New Jersey Tuition Aid Grant Award Estimator. This is only an estimate.

Completing the information requested by the estimators is NOT an official financial aid application. You MUST complete a FAFSA ( in order to receive your Financial Aid.

For International Students: Generally international students are not eligible for federal student aid. International students should visit for further information.

To Request a FAFSA PIN Number visit:

Federal Student Aid Information Center: The U.S. Department of Education has customer service staff trained to answer your financial aid questions between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Call (800) 433-3243 or visit

Direct Loans Master Promissory Note: Use this web service to complete the Direct Loan Master Promissory note.

Direct Loan Information and Entrance/Exit Counseling:
Use this service to complete your entrance and/or exit counseling, or to get general loan information. Call
(800) 848-0979
or visit


National Student Loan Data Service
- Access to the NSLDS can be used by students who have current and prior federal educational loans. The Web site contains questions and answers about student loans, a review of your loan history, a directory and links to related Web sites.  You may also call the toll-free number 1-800-4- FED-AID.


U. S. Department of Education Office of Student Financial Aid- Visit or call (877) 557-2575.

New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA)- Visit
 or call (800) 792-8670 for Information on State grants.

Scholarship Information - visit

IRS - Visit or call
 (800) 829-1040.

Selective Service System - Visit
 or call (847) 688-6888.


Social Security Administration- visit


Click here for a listing of Helpful Sites for Parents.

Click here to learn some common Myths About Financial Aid.


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