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Grants and Loans


Grants, unlike loans, are financial aid that do not have to be repaid. You must submit a FAFSA to apply.

Available Grants


Loans are student aid funds that you must repay with interest.

Available Loans

Working through College

Work-study is a part-time work program to earn money while you are in school.

Work-Study Options



Checklist Quick Look 

Complete your federal taxes

Sign up for an FSA ID

Complete the FAFSA

Search and apply for scholarships

If requested, complete the verification process

Check your Financial Aid Status in CIS

Accept your financial aid online in CIS

If accepting loans, complete the Loan Counseling

Complete Master Promissory Notes (MPN), if necessary


Full details Checklist


Start the application process

Step 1

Get Started

Find out if you are eligible for Federal Financial Aid.

Step 2


Learn the steps to get your Award Letter.

Step 3

Follow Up

After you apply, you're not quite finished. Learn about what needs to happen after you apply.

Last Updated: 5/14/21