Category - Financial Aid and Scholarships

University of Rochester

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Introducing MyinTuition
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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward
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Graduating Students
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Taxes
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Renewal of Financial Aid
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A Letter from the Financial Aid Director
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How to Succeed at Living in a Triple
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Can I Afford It?
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Early FAFSA: What It Means For You and Your Aid
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Five Things To Consider While Applying To Colleges

Introducing MyinTuition

Introducing MyinTuition What is it? MyinTuition is a quick and easy online tool for prospective students and families to get a customized estimate of the cost of a year at the University of Rochester, along with thirty other institutions. Using just six simple elements of a family’s finances, MyinTuition is not only able to determine[…]

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Things to Keep in Mind Moving Forward

Summer aid Undergraduates interested in taking summer classes must complete the Summer Aid Application, available through FAOnline, by mid-February. The Financial Aid Office will process your request and determine your potential eligibility for federal and/or state aid. Private loans can also be used to pay for summer classes if you do not qualify for federal and/or state[…]

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Graduating Students

Exit counseling Federal regulations require that students who are graduating, withdrawn, inactive, or are no longer enrolled at least halftime must complete loan exit counseling for any Federal Direct, Perkins, Nursing or University loans received at the University of Rochester. Please review FAOnline to determine the types of loans you have borrowed throughout your attendance[…]

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Taxes

Make sure we have the right information In preparation for the upcoming 2017 tax year, the Bursar’s Office will prepare the 1098-T form for distribution. Form 1098‐T contains information about qualified tuition and related expenses to help determine whether you (or the person who can claim you as a dependent) may take either the tuition[…]

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Renewal of Financial Aid

In general, you are eligible to receive financial aid at the University of Rochester for eight semesters. You may continue to receive aid, provided the following requirements are met: A financial aid renewal application: File by March 15 of the prior academic year. Additional information, including the FAFSA, CSS Profile, income tax returns, and other[…]

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A Letter from the Financial Aid Director

Happy New Year and welcome back to campus! We hope everyone enjoyed a happy and safe holiday season with family and friends. The spring semester is always a busy time in the Financial Aid Office as we begin our review of financial aid applications to prepare awards for the upcoming academic year. All current students[…]

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How to Succeed at Living in a Triple

Just when you thought college couldn’t get scarier, you find out that you are living in a triple! Speaking from experience, I can tell you that living in a residence hall room with two friends can be a really TRIumphant experience. Most students believe that living in a triple comes with nothing but drawbacks, but[…]

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Can I Afford It?

Congratulations on being admitted to the University of Rochester’s Class of 2021! We know that finances are a big part of the college decision-making process for college. For many of you, the question “Can I afford it?” will be weighing heavily on your mind as the May 1 decision deadline approaches. So, what are some of[…]

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Early FAFSA: What It Means For You and Your Aid

Happy spring, Rochester! We definitely aren’t experiencing Winter Storm Stella right now. Not at all. As some of you have heard (and seen on our pamphlets around campus), the deadline for applying for financial aid for the 2017–18 academic year is earlier than in previous years. All documents are due on March 15 this year.[…]

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Five Things To Consider While Applying To Colleges

With the deadlines for college applications approaching, many of you must be wondering, “Which colleges should I apply to?” So, to help guide your thought process, I’m going to count down my personal list of college must-haves, which I considered while applying. 5. Distance from home and/or weather For me, while neither of these factors had[…]

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