Tips & Resources
There are several resources available to help you better understand the financial aid process and your eligibility for aid. Please browse below to explore additional information, links and resources.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid fafsa.gov
Complete and submit the federal form necessary to determine eligibility for federal student aid.
Complete entrance and exit loan counseling. Register for or retrieve a forgotten FSA ID. Find information about various student aid programs and loan repayment options.
Federal Direct Consolidation Loans www.loanconsolidation.ed.gov
Learn more about consolidating your federal student loans and the repayment options available to you.
National Student Loan Data System www.nslds.ed.gov
Log in with your FSA ID to view the current status of your federal student loans, their outstanding balances and who owns (services) them.
Consumer Protection Finance Bureau www.consumerfinance.gov/paying-for-college
Provides tools to compare financial aid offers, loan repayment and information on student banking.
Veteran Benefits financialaid.usc.edu/veterans
USC Office of Veteran Affairs arr.usc.edu/dept/veteran-affairs
U.S. Department of Veteran's Affairs http://www.va.gov
Several financing options exist to help you pay your USC expenses. We encourage you to take advantage of the financial resources USC has to offer and are here to help answer any questions you may have. Financial aid counselors are available by phone, e-mail, or in person. For more information, please visit financialaid.usc.edu/contactfao.