Applying for Financial Aid


Federal Student Financial Aid

Federal Student Loan Disputes

Federal Student Aid Information Center (FSAIC)

  • 800-4-FED-AID (800.433.3243)
  • TTY users (for the hearing-impaired): 800.730.8913
  • Callers in locations without access to 800 numbers: 319.337.5665 (this is not a toll free number)

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Finaid is a comprehensive website devoted to general information about financial aid programs, eligibility criteria, and application processes.

Additional Resources

Expected Family Contribution Calculators

Government Agencies

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

National Center for Education Statistics

National Student Loan Data System

Student Loan Ombudsman

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Outlook Handbook

  • Information on various careers and their potential earnings

U.S. Social Security Administration

Supplementing Financial Aid

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Financial Aid Resources

Discover financial wellbeing tools, learn about financial aid receipt and refunds, and explore external
scholarship searches.


Understand student aid recipients’ rights and responsibilities, how financial need is determined, and the impact of external scholarships.