Financial Services blog

Financial Services blog

Add financial literacy to your educational journey

While you’re pursuing your education, you’ll also want to brush up on your financial literacy. Payment options, federal financial aid, budgeting and loan repayment are among the many topics Kim Murphy writes about here as the University’s Financial Services community manager.

A longtime employee and alumna of the University, Murphy offers a helpful viewpoint to current and prospective students. Check this site often for her latest insights.

A new award year just started — where is my financial aid?

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Pell Grant for 2014–2015

July 1st marks the beginning of a new award year for Federal Student Aid, and along with it, some ...

I’m at the end of my program — why might my funds be handled differently now?

Many students get to the last academic year in their program and find that disbursements and refunds ...

Minimize borrowing

April is National Financial Literacy month- a month devoted to helping all Americans learn more ...

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Financial aid FAQ

Do you have general questions about federal financial aid? Find useful answers on our financial aid FAQ page.

Repaying your student loans

Know what you’ll owe. To help you understand more about repaying student loans, we’ve compiled a list of responses to many frequently asked questions.

We also recommend that you visit to learn more about managing your monthly payments based on your total loan balance and interest rates.