Among the transitions that students must make upon coming to college, learning to monitor their finances is critical.
- The Funding Your Education webpages are updated regularly with current scholarship and other funding opportunities available to students.
- TRIO hosts Scholarship Search worksessions, FAFSA workshops, and Money Managment seminars throughout the year. TRIO eligible students will be invited via email.
Additional campus resources
- UNH Financial Aid Office (Stoke Hall, bottom floor). The Financial Aid Office is the UNH resource/clearing house for need-based aid. Its web page has information about FAFSA, outside scholarships, Work Study jobs, types of financial aid and lenders.
- UNH Student Employment Resources provides links to job postings outside of the work-study jobs listed by the Financial Aid Office.
- CashCourse is financial literacy project sponsored by Health Services that offers a comprehensive website with money management tips and financial planning resources; and presentations and one-to-one assistance for questions about money management.
Links to outside resources
- The Federal Government provides tax breaks for families and individuals based on your enrollment in college and other factors. Find out how to reduce your/your family’s taxes through the Hope and Lifetime Learning Tax Credits or Tuition and Fees Deduction from the “Tax Benefits for Education” publication (links to a pdf document).
- Student Aid on the Web: Go here to reapply for financial aid for the coming academic year (you must renew your FAFSA application annually to be eligible for federal aid).
- Free Annual Credit Report: Your credit score affects your ability to take out loans. By law you are entitled to a free credit report from each of the three nationwide reporting companies once every 12 months. Use this website (NOT freecreditreport.com) to gain access to your credit report.