Loyola University Maryland

Office of Financial Aid

General

The Smart Student Guide to Financial Aid
www.finaid.org
This website is one of the most comprehensive sources of financial aid information available.

Financial Aid Search Through the Web (FastWeb)
www.fastweb.com
This website allows students to perform a free customized scholarship search.

The College Board
www.collegeboard.com
This website is an excellent resource for general financial aid information and allows access to the online CSS PROFILE Application.

Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC)
http://idoc.collegeboard.com
Colleges and Universities use this service to collect Federal Tax Return information and other documents for use in the verification process. 

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)
www.nasfaa.org
This website is another comprehensive source of financial aid information.  Go to the "Students, Parents and Counselors" tab.

National Student Clearinghouse
www.studentclearinghouse.org
This website offers services that help students track their student loans and obtain verification of their in-school enrollment status.

Maryland Higher Education Commission
www.mhec.state.md.us
This website provides information about Maryland's scholarships and grant programs administered by the Maryland Office of Student Financial Assistance.

College.gov
www.college.gov
This website, created by the U.S. Department of Education, provides students with inspirational stories and information about planning, preparing and paying for college.

U.S. News & World Report
https://loans.usnews.com/student-loans-consolidation-refinancing
This website offers information on different types of student loan consolidation, how they work and what students should know before considering them.