Government Financial Aid Web Sites:
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
You can submit your FAFSA online.
Provide some basic information and receive an estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid.
California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Information about state aid programs including Cal Grants, APLE and the Chafee Grant.
General Federal Student Aid Information
Search publications such as The Student Guide or Funding Your Education. Find everything you need to know about federal student aid.
Federal Student Aid, PIN Registration
Request a federal PIN at this Web site. This is your electronic signature for FAFSA on the Web and Direct Loans. Use the PIN to access your student aid history online with NSLDS. Use it to make corrections online to your FAFSA and Student Aid Report. Also use it to access the Student Loans website and sign your Master Promissory Note.
Federal Student Aid, Federal Student Loan Ombudsman's Office
Having extreme difficulty with your federal loan servicing or repayment? Contact the Ombudsman's Office for help via their Web site or by e-mail.
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Program
You can explore the site for information about the Direct Loan Program, including helpful publications and tools to help manage your Direct Loans.
Direct Loan Servicing Center
Access your direct loan account, enroll in electronic services or make an online payment.
Direct Loan Consolidation Center
You may be able to combine your existing Federal education loans into one new consolidated loan that offers several advantages.
National Student Loan Data System
View the history of loans you've taken out from Brandman University/Chapman University and other institutions. This is also the website where you will complete your student loan exit counseling. The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty loans, the Direct Loan program, the Pell Grant program, and other U.S. Department of Education programs. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants that are tracked through their entire cycle; from aid approval through closure.
You can register for Selective Service online or obtain proof that you have already registered. All males 18 years of age or older must register with Selective Service to be eligible for financial aid.
U.S. Department of Education
Independent Financial Aid Web Sites:
EdFund provides data services for ECMC, the designated guarantee agency for the state of California and is associated with the California Student Aid Commission.
The Financial Aid Information Page
This site is a comprehensive resource on all aspects of financial aid.
Tax Relief Programs
Parent and Student Guide to Federal Tax Benefits for Tuition and Fees
The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) guide for qualified taxpayers who may be eligible to claim a tax credit on federal income taxes for tuition paid or take a deduction for interest paid on education loans.
Useful Phone Numbers
|California Student Aid Commission
|General Federal Student Aid Information
|PIN Registration Customer Service
|Federal Student Aid Ombudsman
|Direct Loan Servicing Center
|Direct Loan Consolidation Center
|National Student Loan Data System
|Immigration and Naturalization
|Social Security Administration
|Internal Revenue Service