Financial Aid Resources
Get all of the information you need to plan for your education with these interactive tools and resources.
- Internal Revenue Service: Under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), more parents and students will qualify over the next two years for a tax credit, the American Opportunity Credit, to pay for college expenses.
- Credit Bureau Report - It is prudent to check at least once a year to insure your record does not contain erroneous information that could affect credit decisions. The three nationwide consumer reporting companies have set up one central website, toll-free telephone number, and mailing address through which you can order your free annual report. To order, click on the link above, call 877-322-8228, or complete the Annual Credit Report Request Form and mail it to: Annual Credit Report Request Service, P.O. Box 105281, Atlanta, GA 30348-5281.
- FinAid - The smart student guide to Financial Aid.
- National Student Clearinghouse - Loan locator: find your student loan fast. Deferment forms and information.
- No Fee Equivalent Interest Rate Calculator
- Oregon College Savings Plan - The State of Oregon, in partnership with Oppenheimer Funds, is proud to introduce the new Oregon College Savings Plan. Contributions up to $250,000 can be made to fund a child's future college expenses at any accredited school of higher education anywhere in the nation. Up to $2000 in annual contributions may be deducted from your state income taxes.
- Oregon Department of Human Services - Students who were awarded Work Study may be eligible to receive Food Stamps. See if you qualify at https://apps.state.or.us/fsestimate/.
- Tuition Management Systems - The alternative way to pay for your education - a monthly payment plan.