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What do you use the FAFSA for?

The FAFSA is used to confirm eligibility for sources of Federal Aid: * Federal Pell Grant * Federal Work Study * Federal Direct Subsidized * Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan * Parent PLUS Loan

How much loan am I eligible for?

**Undergraduate Students** Loan eligibility varies based on class year, the amount of loan that is already in your financial aid award, and any additional educational expenses that you have incurred. Please visit the [Loans section of the Financial Aid website][1] to learn more. **Graduate Students** Learn about g…

How much will my books cost?

Information about the cost of attendance, including estimated costs for books and supplies, can be found on Cornell's [Financial Aid][1] website. [1]:

What is federal verification?

Federal verification is a process to confirm information you provided on the FAFSA, along with information about your household and income or expenses. Students are randomly selected for federal verification at the time that they complete the FAFSA. Late submission of your federal verification materials can result in…

What is a budget increase?

Sometimes the student's actual expenses exceed Cornell’s budgeted [cost to attend][1]. When this happens, a budget increase is necessary. The total cost of attendance can be increased to include additional educational costs, allowing eligibility for more loan or work funding. If the student's Cornell Grant funding was…

Do you have financial aid video tutorials?

We do! You can visit the [videos page][1] on our website to see a variety of tutorials to help you at whatever stage you are in the process. [1]:

What is an FSA ID?

An FSA ID is a username and password used to access certain U.S. Department of Education websites, confirm your identity when accessing financial aid information, and electronically sign federal student aid documents, such as the FAFSA. More information about the FSA ID can be found [here][1]. [1]: https://studen…

How do I get money for books?

**Financial Aid for Text Books** The undergraduate [cost of attendance][1] includes an estimated amount for books and supplies. These expenses do not get charged to the bursar bill, so for most students, this expense comes out of the expected family contribution. Students should plan to work and save money over the s…

Where do I send a scholarship check?

**Undergraduate** Scholarship checks (originals, not copies) should be mailed directly to: Cornell University Office of Financial Aid & Student Employment Scholarship Division P.O. Box 752 Ithaca, New York 14851 **Professional** For professional schools, use the links below: [Johnson School of Management Fina…

What loans are available?

**Available Loans** Please see the information below to review answers based on your area of study at Cornell University. **Undergraduate Students** Students who are citizens or permanent residents of the United States have the option to apply for the William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan. To apply, complete and subm…

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