Category - Financial Aid and Scholarships

University of Rochester

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Student Employment Office
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Loan Information and Borrowing Options
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Thoughts from the Bursar’s Office
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University Aid Awarding Policies
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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy – Federal and University Aid
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Budgeting in College: Four Tips to Keep You from Going Broke
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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

Student Employment Office

The University of Rochester’s Student Employment Office exists to provide the support necessary to allow University of Rochester students to engage in non-benefited hourly employment through the University. The office manages the hourly employment process for all students matriculated in degree-granting programs. JobLink JobLink is the online employment system available to UR students to search[…]

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Loan Information and Borrowing Options

Federal Direct Stafford Loan There are both subsidized and unsubsidized Federal Direct Stafford Loans for students. According to federal regulations, the amount of subsidized loan that you may borrow is limited to the difference between your student expense budget and the sum of your family contribution, benefits, and any other financial aid you receive. Unsubsidized[…]

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Thoughts from the Bursar’s Office

The Bursar’s Office is responsible for billing and cashiering operations. We collect, calculate, and bill all tuition and associated fees for students at the University. We partner with many different offices to bill fees such as mailboxes, lab fees, international student fees, study abroad fees, health fees and insurance, orientation, etc. Through our partnership with[…]

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University Aid Awarding Policies

Financial Aid Beyond Your First Year In general, you are eligible to receive financial aid at the University of Rochester for a total of eight semesters. If you are approved for a ninth semester of enrollment at the College, you may also receive financial aid. However, a separate appeal is required and approval is not[…]

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Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Policy – Federal and University Aid

Federal regulations require that colleges/universities monitor the academic progress of every student who is eligible for Federal Title IV financial aid, which includes the Pell Grant, SEOG Grant, TEACH Grant, Direct Loan (subsidized and unsubsidized), Parent PLUS Loan, and Work Study. Federal standards of satisfactory academic progress (SAP) include a qualitative (cumulative GPA) measurement of[…]

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Budgeting in College: Four Tips to Keep You from Going Broke

Just when you thought you were finally done with stressing out about money, after all of the financial aid calculators, coin counting, and interest calculating, I’m here to tell you that it is not over once you’re in college (and it probably never will be). College and financial stability have a hard time co-existing in the lives[…]

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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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