Helpful Websites

The Office of Student Financial Services provides a list of websites intended to guide parents and students through the process of financing a college education.

Government Sites
The Federal Student Aid Office of the U.S. Department of Education has extensive information on preparing and paying for college. Their resources page has useful videos and publications, many of them available in both English and Spanish. Highlights include:

  • Funding Your Education: The Guide to Federal Student Aid (PDF, in English or Spanish)
  • 2017-18 Completing the FAFSA (PDF, in English or Spanish)

FAFSA on the Web
To complete the FAFSA online.

Internal Revenue Service
To request copies of tax returns and for information regarding educational tax credits.

MA Office of Student Financial Assistance
Information regarding financial aid programs available to residents of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

National Student Loan Data System
Information regarding federal student loans in repayment.

Direct Loan Servicer
For questions regarding repayment of Federal Direct Loans.

Financial Aid Informational Pages & Scholarship Searches

FinAid: the Financial Aid Information Page
A free and objective guide to financial aid, sponsored by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).

FastWEB financial aid search through the web
The internet's largest free scholarship search.

The College Board
Admission and financial aid information for students and parents.

A search engine for college admission and financial aid information.

Tuition Management Systems
Provides students and families with flexible payment services such as Interest-Free Monthly Payment Options and Education Payment Counseling.