Financial Aid Essential Information

Terms & Conditions

Financial Aid is awarded on the basis of several terms and conditions.

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the Terms and Conditions of financial aid.

Frequently Asked Questions

Our office has compiled a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) to assist you in understanding and completing the financial aid process.

Please browse our FAQ's to learn more.

Financial Literacy

Some of the most important decisions college students make have to do with financing their education.

All students should have an understanding of basic topics in financial literacy before making any financing decisions, as this understanding will greatly assist students in their college financing journey and beyond.

Click here for more information on financial literacy and college financing.

Useful Websites

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

To file application or renewal application for financial aid 

NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA)

To apply for NJ state financial aid programs  

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

To access federal direct loan borrowing history

Selective Service

To register with the selective service or to verify a registration

Federal Direct Consolidation

To access information to combine your existing Federal education loans into one new consolidated loan

Scholarship Resource Center

To search for and apply for scholarships

Annual Credit Report

To view all of your outstanding private/alternative loans

Debt to Salary Calculator

To access a calculator to determine  

  • How much you can afford to borrow in student loan funds based on your future expected earnings
  • The salary you will need in order to afford your student loan payments


Financial Aid disbursement is payment of financial aid funds from sources, including the federal or state governments, the school or a private student loan lender to the university. Each semester funds are disbursed to the university.

Learn more about disbursements here.


The Office of Financial Aid may have to make adjustments to your financial aid based on changes in your enrollment.

Learn more about adjustments here.

Consumer Information

Each year a school must disseminate to prospective and enrolled students required information under the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, and the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the procedures for obtaining the information.

View Consumer Information here.

Useful Phone Numbers

Stockton University Bursar's Office:


*Contact the Bursar's Office for questions regarding billing.

US Department of Education:


*Contact the US Department of Education for questions regarding an FSA ID, the FAFSA, Entrance/EXIT Counseling/Master Promissory Notes, Direct Loan Borrowing History and any Federal Financial Aid Programs.

NJ Higher Education Student Assistance Authority (HESAA):


*Contact HESAA for questions regarding State Financial Aid Programs.

Stockton University Office of Admissions:


*Contact the Office of Admissions with questions about institutional scholarships and eligibility criteria.