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Financial Aid Checklist: Fall 2017

Whether this is your first or fourth fall semester at Rutgers, you may still need to complete the financial aid process so your aid can disburse. Review the list below and see if you can check off all of the boxes. Submit all required forms and documents. To find out if you still need to submit…

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Financial Aid & Your Term Bill

Wondering why the financial aid you see on your Award Letter doesn’t appear on your term bill? Read more to find out why there may be a discrepancy. If your financial aid is not on your term bill, here’s why: You have not submitted all documents our office has requested. Check your required documents and submit…

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Alternatives for Funding Your Education at Rutgers

Does your term bill have a remaining balance, even after applying all financial aid? Sometimes, based on eligibility and funding limits, your award may not cover your entire cost of tuition and fees on your term bill. You have a few options to consider that may help. Parent PLUS Loan A Parent PLUS loan is…

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Satisfactory Academic Progress for Spring 2017

Satisfactory academic progress (SAP) is a requirement for all students receiving federal, state, or university assistance while enrolled at Rutgers. If you recently received an email notification regarding SAP, you may need to take further action to remain eligible for aid in the upcoming academic year. » What is Satisfactory Academic Progress? Financial aid recipients…

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Tips for Graduating Students

By Maniyah Goodwine You did it! Well… almost. Graduating students have one foot out the door and are ready to take on the next part of their lives. Though classes and exams may be ending, it is still very important that you keep up with your finances. Here are a few things you can do…

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Be Financially Smart When Buying A Car

By Maniyah Goodwine If your are tired of taking the Rutgers buses and ordering Ubers and Lyfts, you might be ready to buy a car. Maybe your job, internship, or volunteer work is located quite a distance from you. There are several factors you must keep in mind. Affordability: Creating a budget beforehand is crucial…

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Things to Consider Before Moving Out

By Maniyah Goodwine So you are ready to move out. You’ve reached a point where you crave your own space, and a little bit of freedom. Here are some of the basic things you need to know before deciding to take the final step of moving out. Depending on your relationship with your parents, moving…

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2017 Student Employee & Supervisor of the Year Award Winners

Congratulations to all of this year’s winners! Student Employee of the Year | Megan R. King Student Employee of the Year, 2nd Place | Maria Intriago Student Employee of the Year, 3rd Place | Matthew Moynihan Graduate Student Employee of the Year | Kathryn Goodman Supervisor of the Year | Michele Lam-Fortes Special Recognition Award | Richard Wolferz Jr. Above &…

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Creating A Budget

By: Maniyah Goodwine Budgeting is a necessary skill at any financial stage. Budgeting gives us a clear overview of our spending habits and can be especially useful when looking to take on a new financial endeavor, such as moving out or buying a car. In order to live life on a budget you must first…

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Financial Literacy Month

Since 2003, the United States has recognized April as Financial Literacy month. The purpose of Financial Literacy Month is to inform and educate students on the topic of financial literacy – or how money works. Financial Literacy Month is not just limited to educating students about financial options while they are in school, but helping…

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