U.S. Department of Education
A valuable resource for information from the U.S. Department of Education on preparing for and funding education beyond high school
Use this form to apply for federal financial aid.
The FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid's online systems and can serve as you legal signature.
The U.S. Department of Education is the agency of the federal government that establishes policy for, administers, and coordinates most federal assistance to higher education.
The Ombudsman is where individuals can turn after trying other ways to resolve a federal student loan problem or dispute.
Office of the Inspector General (to report identity theft that affects your federal student aid).
State of Connecticut
The Board of Regents oversees the Connecticut State Community College, Universities (CSCU), and Charter Oak State College.
This office has oversight for financial aid programs funded by the State of Connecticut. They also help students learn about and find ways to pay for college.
Other Government Resources
An independent federal agency created to connect Americans of all ages and backgrounds with opportunities to give back to their communities and their nation.
U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Outlook Handbook (information on careers and their earning potential)
Information on scholarship scams and how to avoid them
You may order tax return transcripts using either the "Get Transcript Online" or "Get Transcript by Mail" options.
There are a variety of tax credits, deductions and savings plans available to taxpayers to assist with the expenses of higher education.
This website is a product of the Congressionally chartered Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission designated to strengthen financial capability and increase access to financial services for all Americans.
Contact SSA to get or replace a SS card or to update citizenship status on SSA's records.
Department of Veteran's Affairs website for veteran education benefits information
National Credit Bureaus
Other Web Resources
The nation's largest free scholarship search engine
Dollars for Scholars (a free scholarship service)
Non-government site that offers a comprehensive source of financial aid information
Undocumented students are encouraged to seek scholarship opportunities from an active list of scholarships.