Helpful Links

Whether you're a parent, student, borrower, financial aid administrator, or a high school counselor, the resources listed below can provide valuable information for any college journey.

Students and Borrowers

  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Free application for financial aid for college or graduate school from the U.S. Dept. of Education.
  • How Financial Aid Works - Step-by-step guide through the entire financial aid process and what it entails from the U.S. Dept. of Education.
  • Financial Aid Eligibility - Learn about the requirements to be eligible for financial aid, how to stay eligible, and how to regain your eligibility if you lose it with this information provided by the U.S. Dept. of Education.
  • Mapping Your Future - Provides excellent information about higher education and career planning.


Education Professionals


Popular NC Links

  • North Carolina Community College System - Information about NC's 58 community colleges that provide high-quality, accessible educational opportunities that minimize barriers to post-secondary education, maximize student success, develop a globally and multi-culturally competent workforce, and improve the lives and well-being of individuals.
  • North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities - North Carolina's 36 private, nonprofit liberal arts, research, and comprehensive colleges and universities.
  • North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority - The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority (NCSEAA) is the State agency that promotes access to education by administering financial aid and savings programs, informing students and families about paying for college, teaching educators about financial aid administration, and advocating for resources to support students. NCSEAA is a political subdivision of the State, governed by a nine-member Board of Directors, with administrative support provided by the University of North Carolina.
  • University of North Carolina System - The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus university dedicated to serving the state of North Carolina and its people through world-class teaching, research and scholarship, and outreach and service.