New Dimensions Student Checklist: Applying for Financial Aid 2016-2017
At Least Two Weeks Prior to Cohort Start - All Missing Documents Due
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be completed at www.fafsa.ed.gov, using the Albertus Magnus College School Code: 001374. Please note that the FAFSA is a free application.
Authorization to Manage Funds Form to be signed and returned to the Albertus Magnus College Financial Aid Office. This form documents how the student would like their federal financial aid funds managed.
Federal Direct Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) to be completed at www.studentloans.gov. This procedure must be completed within 30 minutes; otherwise, confirmation will not be sent to the College, even though it will provide confirmation to the student. There is no save option.
Entrance Loan Counseling to be completed at www.studentloans.gov. This procedure must be completed within 30 minutes; otherwise, confirmation will not be sent to the College, even though it will provide confirmation to the student. There is no save option.
Any additional documents requested by the Financial Aid Office.
Sign Up for SALT!
Ever wished you had a money coach to help you make better decisions about spending, saving, and borrowing money? Whether you're trying to keep enough dollars in your pocket to enjoy the occasional recreation, or wondering how to manage your student loan debt, chances are money is on your mind-a lot. Now, you have a free resource to help thanks to Albertus Magnus College and a new educational program: SALT.
What Is SALT?
SALT was created by American Student Assistance® (ASA), a nonprofit organization, to help Albertus Magnus College students like you become more financially savvy. This program rewards you for making smart money decisions, and we're providing all of its services to you-including your membership as a gift-free of charge.
Activating your SALT membership allows you to take advantage of member-only features like:
- Interactive money management tools that show you how to take control of your finances.
- Loan advice from SALT's expert counselors.
- My Money 101 — a self-paced, online training resource that teaches you practical money management strategies for budgeting, credit management, and more.
- Access to thousands of jobs and internships to jumpstart your career.
Be on the lookout for more information from SALT, and if you haven't activated your SALT membership, visit www.saltmoney.org to join today!
Albertus Magnus College is offering SALT, a new membership program for our students and alums. SALT will help you take charge of your finances, track student loans, and look for scholarships, jobs and internships. Plus, it's free to our students and alums. Visit www.saltmoney.org to learn how to maximize your SALT account.
Interested in an overview of what SALT has to offer? Watch this short tutorial to sign up.
Summer Pell Grant Policy
The Financial Aid Office will review a student's federal eligibility prior to awarding the Federal Pell Grant for summer terms. For more information, please refer to the Summer Pell Grant Policy.
Know What's Available
The Albertus Magnus College Financial Aid Office administers a combination of grants, loans, employment opportunities, and financing options. Students are considered for both federal and state need-based grant eligibility, which is determined by the student's financial circumstances. A wide range of loans and financing options are available, with programs to borrow long-term loans with low interest rates and flexible repayment plans.