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Useful Financial Aid Web Sites

The following Web addresses provide a wealth of free information regarding the financial assistance process and related topics.

Primary Academic Web Services – PAWS

Use PAWS to access your class schedule, advising information, financial aid, and more.
PAWS Login

Release of Student Information Policy

Important information concerning TCNJ’s policies/procedures about releasing student information is available at this site.
Student Privacy Rights

Office of Student Accounts

This site contains current information on semester tuition bill charges and billing cycles. Additionally, installment plan options, parking services, and ID card information may be accessed via this site.
Student Accounts

The Financial Aid Information Page

This site, developed by Mark Kantrowitz for the National Association of Financial Aid Administrators, is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of financial aid. Also known as the FinAid Page, this resource includes an estimator of family contributions and needs, a free scholarship search service called FastWeb, a loan repayment calculator, and many other items of interest.

Federal Student Aid – U.S. Department of Education

Whether you’re a student, parent, or borrower, you’ll need to create your own account to apply for, receive, and manage your federal student aid. The FSA ID is your identifier to access your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems. Request an FSA ID online.
Create an Account

Office of Postsecondary Education – U.S. Department of Education

You will find an online version of The Student Guide to Federal Financial Aid Programs, Title IV school codes, NJ state Higher Education Student Assistance Authority addresses and phone numbers, and more.
Office of Postsecondary Education – Home Page

National Student Loan Data System – U.S. Department of Education

This site is the department’s central database for student aid. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of the Title IV loans and Pell grants that are tracked through their entire cycle, from aid approval through closure. This site will give students a detailed loan history regardless of their institution.
National Student Loan Data System

New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority

This site contains information on state grants, scholarships, loan programs, and Federal Title IV student aid programs.

Federal Trade Commission

This website contains information about scholarship scams, how to avoid them, and how to recognize them.

Occupational Outlook Handbook – U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career information, employment projections, and job search tips are covered at this site, which the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics maintains.
Occupational Outlook Handbook

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’ website contains areas of particular interest to students and families applying for financial aid.

Tuition Payment Plan

This site provides information so students wishing to pay their semester bills through an installment program can do so through the Tuition Payment Plan.
CASHNETPayment Portal


This site provides information to students regarding Educational Computer Systems, Inc., which is the billing service The College uses to service and bill Federal Perkins and Nursing Student Loans.
ECSI website


This site allows students and parents to search for scholarship opportunities at no cost and information about the financial aid process.

Selective Service System

You should visit this site if you are a young man aged 18 through 25 and need information about registering for Selective Service.


Office of Financial Aid
Green Hall, Room 101
The College of New Jersey
P.O. Box 7718
2000 Pennington Rd.
Ewing, NJ 08628
Tel. 609.771.2211
Fax. 609.637.5154

Office Hours: 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Monday through Friday

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