Selected Financial Aid Resources on the Internet

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Selected Financial Aid Resources on the Internet



FINANCIAL AID APPLICATIONS



--
Free Application for Federal Student Aid



www.fafsa.ed.gov


--
Help in Completing the FAFSA


http://studentaid.ed.gov/students/publications/c
ompleting_fafsa/index.html

--
FAFSA On The Web Pre
-
Application Worksheet


www.fafsa.ed.gov/fotw1112/pdf/fafsaws12
c.pdf

--
PIN Registration Site
(Students and parents can register for
a PIN number that may be used to sign their on
-
line FAFSA
application and make corrections electronically)



www.pin.ed.gov


--
U.S. Savings Bonds Calcula
tor


www.treasurydirect.gov/indiv/tools/tools_s
avingsbondcalc.htm


--
EFC Formula Worksheets and Tables

www.ifap.ed.gov



--
CSS
Profile Form



www.collegeboard.com/profile/




GENERAL FINANCIAL AID INFORMATION



--
California Student Aid Commission

(Information on
federal and state programs)


www.csac.ca.gov/


--
California Postsecondary Education Commission

(Information about college and learning beyond high school)


www.cpec.ca.gov/


--
The College Board

(Help w/com
paring award letters)


http://apps.collegeboard.com/fincalc/compa
re_aid.jsp


--
Federal

Student
Guide



Student Aid on the Web

(Resource on student financial aid from the U.S. Department
of
Education)


http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/stu
dents/english/index.jsp


--
The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid

(Ask the
Aid Advisor, links to free
scholarship searches, loan/EFC/other
calculators, scholarship scam alerts, strategies for maximizing aid
eligibility, comprehensive Q & A)


www.finaid.org

--
International Students


www.edupass.org




FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR COLLEGE



--
UPromise
(Rewards service offers money for college from
America's leading companies such as Citi®, ExxonMobil,
McDonald's and hundreds of others)


www.upromise.com


--
Golden State

Scholarshare Trust

(California’s tax
-
deferred college savings program and the Governor’s Scholarship
Programs)


www.scholarshare.org/


--
Federal t
ax benefits for higher education booklet

(ECMC)


www.edfund.org
/pubs_order/epub_GetPdf.
cfm?documentId=I
-
91



COLLEGE/CAREER PLANNING



--
California Postsecondary Education Commission
(CPEC)

(Information about all
five systems
: UC, CSU, CCC,
Independent, Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education)

www.cpec.ca.gov/CollegeGuide/CollegeGu
ide.asp


*


--
College Is Possible

(planning resources for high school
students, parents, and adult students)

www.collegeispossible.org




TESTING INFORMATION



--
ACT

(Assessment, research, information, educational planning
and career planning)


www.ACT.org


--
SAT

(The College Board; SAT testing and college
planning
information)


www.collegeboard.com/


--
Educational Testing Service

(Information on SAT,
TOEFL, GRE, Praxis and man other standardized tests)


www.ets.org/




GOVERNMENT OFFICES



--
Americorps


www.americorps.org/

--
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


www.uscis.gov/portal/site/uscis


--
IRS On
-
line Forms and Q&A


www.irs.gov

--
Selective Service
Registration

(Register for selective
service or verify registration status)


www.sss.gov

--
Social Security Administration

(Download forms to
apply for a social security number or obtain a replacement card)


www.ssa.gov/

--
U.S. Department of Education


www.ed.gov

--
Veteran’s Affairs Educational Customer Service


(888) 442
-
4551

--
Veteran’s Benefits & Services


www.gibill.va.gov/






Important Phone Numbers


--
Federal Student Aid Information




General Questions & to Check On Status of Application


-
8am to Midnight EST (Seven days a week)



Student Aid Report (Duplicate, change address, add schools)



Hearing
-
Impaired: TTY#


1
-
800
-
433
-
3243


1
-
319
-
337
-
5665

1
-
800
-
730
-
8913



--
FAFSA on the Web Customer Service / Online Chat Feature



8am to Midnight EST (M
-
F)



9am to 6pm EST (Saturday)




1
-
800
-
801
-
0576


--
California Student Aid Commission Customer Service



Questions on FAFSA, GPA Form and Cal Grant Programs



Fund Your Future Workbook




1
-
888
-
224
-
7268


--
The College Board



CSS Profile Information




1
-
305
-
829
-
9793

1
-
800
-
915
-
9990 TTY