Useful Resources for Students

Following is a list of useful resources for financial aid information.

FSA ID

An FSA ID gives you access to Federal Student Aid’s online systems and can serve as your legal signature.

Only create an FSA ID using your own personal information and for your own exclusive use. You are not authorized to create an FSA ID on behalf of someone else, including a family member. Misrepresentation of your identity to the federal government could result in criminal or civil penalties.

Personal-Identification-Number-(PIN)

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

To be considered for most types of federal student aid, a student must complete a FAFSA. It collects financial and other information used to calculate the expected family contribution (EFC) and to determine a student’s eligibility through computer matches with other agencies. The FAFSA must be completed each year, and can be submitted online.

FAFSA

Federal Student Aid Guide

The Student Guide is the most comprehensive resource on student financial aid student financial aidfrom the U.S. Department of Education. Grants and Loans are the two major forms of student financial aid available through the federal Student Financial Assistance Programs at Angeles College. Updated each award year, The Student Guide tells you about the programs and how to apply for them.

Federal-Student-Aid-Guide

Federal Student Loans

To receive Federal Student Loans, a Student is required to: 1) Complete Entrance Counseling – where his/her rights and responsibilities are explained as Student Borrowers, as well as the obligations they are assuming for receiving these funds, and 2) Sign the Master Promissory Note (MPN) – which is the legal document wherein the Student Borrower promises to repay his/her loan(s) and any accrued interests and fees to the U.S. Department of Education. This also explains the terms and conditions of the loan(s).

Federal-Student-Loans

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

This is the U.S. Department of Education’s central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of Education programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.

NSLDS

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