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.
Release of Student Information Policy
Important information concerning TCNJ’s policies/procedures with regard to the release of student information is available at this site.
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.
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 contribution and need, a free scholarship search service called FastWeb, a loan repayment calculator, and many other items of interest.
Department of Education Office of Post secondary Ed.
Here you will find an on-line 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.
U.S. Department of Education’s National Student Loan Data System
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 provide students with a detailed view of the entire loan history regardless of the institution attended.
New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority
This site contains information on state grant, scholarship, and loan programs as well as Federal Title IV student aid programs.
Mapping Your Future
ALL student loan borrowers at TCNJ are required to participate in Entrance and Exit Student Loan Counseling. New borrowers must complete Entrance Loan Counseling before the first disbursement of their loan assistance at TCNJ. Borrowers graduating, ceasing enrollment, or withdrawing from TCNJ must complete Exit Loan Counseling prior to leaving the campus. Failure to oblige these requirements may result in award cancellation or the withholding of student records.
Federal Trade Commission
This web site contains information about scholarship scams, how to avoid them, and how to recognize them.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information, employment projections, and job search tips are covered at this site, which is maintained by the U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators’ web site contains areas of particular interest to students and families applying for financial aid.
This site provides information so that students wishing to pay their semester bills through an installment program can do so through SallieMae TuitionPay. Annual college expenses are paid in ten equal installments.
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.
This site offers students and parents the ability to search for scholarship opportunities at no cost, as well as information about the financial aid process.
Selective Service System
If you are a young man age 18 through 25 and need information about registering for Selective Service, you should visit this site.
U.S. Department of Education PIN
The PIN serves as your identifier to let you access your personal information in various U.S. Department of Education systems. Request a PIN online.