Resources

Financing Your EducationGovernment Financial Aid Web Sites

StudentAid.gov
provides in-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans.

FAFSA on the Web
Official site of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSASM).

FAFSA4caster
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.

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.

National Student Loan Data System
View the history of loans you've taken out from Brandman University and other institutions.  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.


Independent Financial Aid Web Sites

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

Federal Student Aid Information (FAFSA, PIN, etc.) 800-4-FEDAID
California Student Aid Commission 888-224-7268
Federal Student Aid Ombudsman Group 877-557-2575
Direct Loan Servicing Center 800-848-0979
Direct Loan Consolidation Center 800-557-7392
Selective Service 888-655-1825
Social Security Administration 800-772-1213
Internal Revenue Service 800-TAX-1040