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green-sideWe are here to serve and counsel you on various resources with which to fund your college education. We endeavor to provide quality customer service as we meet your individual needs in a timely and efficient manner. Our goal is customer satisfaction.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2019-2020 academic year became available on October 1, 2018.

    TCNJ’s priority FAFSA application deadline is February 15, 2019.

  • 2018–2019 Financial Aid Award Notifications
    On June 26, 2018 the Office of Student Financial Assistance began its 2018/2019 financial aid awarding cycle. All award notifications are sent via e-mail to the student’s PAWS account. The sample award e-mail text is located below. The awarding process occurs weekly and is on-going throughout the year. Only students with completed aid files are eligible to receive an official award package. Students will also be notified if there are any revisions to their aid package. If you are expecting an aid package and did not receive one please check the status of your “To Do” list for any outstanding documents

    Please click here to view a SAMPLE award notification.

  • Please click here to view the New Student Packet.

8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA

https://blog.ed.gov/2017/09/8-steps-to-filling-out-the-fafsa-form/

Please click on the link below to view helpful videos from the US Department of Education

http://www.youtube.com/user/FederalStudentAid?feature=watch


Financial Aid Process Updates

  • Income tax data can be easily transferred from the IRS to your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool
  • IRS Tax Return Transcripts will be required if you are selected for verification & if you do not use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool
  • State of NJ’s application deadline to receive a Tuition Aid Grant (TAG) is April 15th.
  • Don’t forget to respond to the additional questions required by the State of NJ on the FAFSA Confirmation Page
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FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID

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IRS DATA RETRIEVAL TOOL

This short video explains how to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool. The retrieval tool allows FAFSA applicants and parents with the ability to transfer their income information from the IRS to the FAFSA.

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FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION

FinAid.Org is the most comprehensive free resource for objective and unbiased information about student financial aid.

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TUITION PAYMENT PLAN

Pay your tuition bills in interest-free monthly installments with the Tuition Payment Plan. Click here for info.

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TEACH Grant Home

TEACH Grant recipients must complete Initial and Subsequent Counseling and an Agreement To Serve (ATS) at this site.

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FEDERAL DIRECT STAFFORD LOAN

In order to receive a Federal Direct Stafford Loan you must first complete the FAFSA. If you are a first-time borrower you are required to complete both a Master Promissory Note (MPN) as well as Entrance Loan Counseling at StudentLoans.gov.

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FEDERAL DIRECT PARENT PLUS LOAN

To apply, please click the above link.

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FEDERAL DIRECT GRADUATE PLUS LOAN

To apply, please click the above link.

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ALTERNATIVE STUDENT LOANS

Please Note: TCNJ can not certify any alternative and/or private loan unless a FAFSA is on file.

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ELM SELECT

In your research for alternative or private loans The College of New Jersey recommends that you use ELM Select as a tool to compare the different lenders based on the options, benefits and services that each offer.

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NJCLASS LOAN

IMPORTANT: Please remember to “accept” your loan on HESAA.org once they have sent an e-mail certification confirmation. Failure to do so within 30 days will result in your loan being canceled. Click here for info.

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SEARCH FOR SCHOLARSHIPS

Find college financial aid, and conduct a scholarship search.

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FEDERAL NURSING LOAN E-SIGNATURE

Electronic signature for your Federal Nursing Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) through ECSI.

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EXIT LOAN COUNSELING

ALL student federal loan borrowers at TCNJ will eventually be required to participate in Exit Student Loan Counseling.

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NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN DATA SYSTEM

Make inquiries about your Title IV (federal) loans and/or Pell grants.

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TCNJ NET PRICE CALCULATOR

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