Disclaimer: Some websites to which the Financial Aid Office provide links are for the convenience of users and are not managed or maintained by Glendale Community College. The College and the Financial Aid Office do not review, control, or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.

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              FAFSA APPLICATION AND INFORMATION             

 

 

 

 

 

FAFSA on the web

FAFSA on the Web allows you to enter your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on line. Completing your FAFSA on the Web can save you approximately two weeks of processing time when compared to using the paper FAFSA. If you have general or technical questions about FAFSA on the Web you can call 800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913) for assistance.

 

PIN Registration Site

The U.S. Department of Education's PIN Registration Site allows a student or parent to register for a PIN code. Similar to a Personal Identification Number you might have for your ATM or credit card, your PIN code from the Dept. of Education can be used to access a variety of federal aid websites. For example, your PIN code can be used in place of a signature for completing a FAFSA on the Web, or it can be used to access your student loan records with the National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS). You can contact PIN Customer Service at 800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913).

 

NSLDS Student Access

The U.S. Department of Education's National Student Loan Data System allows a student to view information about federal financial aid they receive at all colleges they attend. In order to access your information, you will need to register for a PIN (see information above regarding PIN Registration). For questions about a loan or grant, or for technical support, contact the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 800-433-3243 (TTY 800-730-8913).

Finaid

 

Finaid!  The SmartStudent™ Guide to Financial Aid was created by Mark Kantrowitz. This site contains a wide variety of general information about financial aid. Also, the site contains many links to free scholarship searches, colleges and other organizations related to higher education.

 

eduPASSEduPass! The SmartStudent™ Guide to Studying in the USA was created by Mark Kantrowitz. This site contains information for students from other countries who plan to study at a college or university in the United States. The site offers in formation about admissions, financial aid, and other topics related to college life.

 

 

                              STATE AID / RESOURCES                            

 California Student Aid Commission

  

The California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) administers the State of California's financial aid programs including Cal Grants. If you have questions about the state financial aid programs you can contact CSAC at 888-CA-GRANT (888-224-7268) or click on their logo the left.

 

 

ScholarShare

 

 

ScholarShare is a tax deferred college savings plan designed to help California families save in order to meet the increasing costs of college. Contributions are federally tax-deferred and state tax-exempt. ScholarShare also has responsibility for coordinating the Governor's Scholarship program for eligible California students. ScholarShare can be contacted at 877-SAV-4-EDU (877-728-4338).

 

 

          FEDERAL LOAN INFORMATION / RESOURCES       

 

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 With Federal Direct Loans, you:
• Borrow directly from the federal government and have a single contact-your loan servicer-for everything related to repayment, even if you receive Direct Loans at different schools.
• Have online access to your Direct Loan account information via your servicer's website.
• You can also choose from several repayment plans that are designed to meet the needs of almost any borrower, and you can switch repayment plans if your needs change. To go to their website, click on their logo above.

Mapping your Future is a free resource for career, college, financial aid, and money management information. This site is also used to help individuals achieve life-long success by empowering students, families, and schools with web-based information and services.

 

                                   OTHER INFORMATION / RESOURCES            

Selective Service

 

The Selective Service site allows you to register on-line. Registration is mandatory for almost all males between the ages of 18 and 25, and any males who are required to register must do so before receiving any form of federal or state financial aid. If you have questions regarding the Selective Service contact them at 847-688-6888.

 

 

IRS

California Franchise Tax Board

 

 

 

The Internal Revenue Service and the California Franchise Tax Board websites offer a plethora of information regarding income tax law, forms, publications, and other related topics. The websites are invaluable during tax filing season as you can download many forms from the internet.

  

College Guide for Undocumented Students

http://www.bestcolleges.com/resources/undocumented-students-guide/

 

 

Do you have comments or questions regarding our site? Contact us by e-mail at: finaid@glendale.edu  

Disclaimer: Some websites to which the Financial Aid Office provide links are for the convenience of users and are not managed or maintained by Glendale Community College. The College and the Financial Aid Office do not review, control, or take responsibility for the contents of those sites.

 

 

Last updated: 9/30/2014 10:39:55 AM