Resources | University of Portland


General Financial Aid Information

  • Federal Student Aid - An office of the U.S. Department of Education
  • FERPA - Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • IRS for Students - An IRS guide to higher education
  • NASFAA - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators Resources for Students, Parents, & Counselors
  • Student Aid Tips for Unique Student Circumstances - NASFAA tip sheets for students facing unique circumstances when applying for aid. Tip sheets are available for Adult Learners, Undocumented Students, Servicemembers & Veterans, and Refugee & Asylee Students.

Other Resources

Financial Aid Enrollment Packet - All admitted students who file a FAFSA will receive a financial aid offer letter along with an enrollment packet containing key information about  the financial aid process. 

Financial Aid Handbook - All students are expected to read and understand the policies published in the Financial Aid Handbook.

GRE Fee Reduction - Students who meet who meet the criteria of the GRE® Fee Reduction Program may qualify to take the GRE® at a discounted rate. The Office of Financial Aid can help you certify your eligibility for this program.

Loan Entrance and Exit Counseling - Students who borrow from the Direct Loan program are required to complete entrance prior to borrowing and exit counseling when they are no longer enrolled at least half time.

Loan Repayment and Forgiveness - Several repayment and forgiveness options are available for student loan borrowers. This link provides you with more information on those available options.

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