Financial Aid Resources
Our staff members are committed to helping you finance your education here at Pacific. Here are some financial aid resources you may find helpful:
Financial Aid Presentations
The Office of Financial Aid does a number of presentations and workshops for incoming/perspective and current/continuing students throughout the year. Below are some recent presentations/workshops you may find useful.
|Incoming/ Perspective Students||Current/ Continuing Students|
| 2012 Fall Preview Day Presentation
||2012 Financial Responsibility Literacy Workshop Presentation|
|2013 Spring Profile Day Presentation|
Financial Aid Applications
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The U.S. Department of Education's Web page where you can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) electronically.
- Federal Student Aid Personal Identification Number (PIN)
The U.S. Department of Education's page where you request a personal identification number to electronically sign financial aid forms.
- Cal Grant GPA Verification Form (California Residences Only)
All California resident undergraduate students who are not currently receiving a Cal Grant need to complete this form. This form is available at the Financial Aid Office and/or California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) Web site.
Financial Aid Calculators
The U.S. Department of Education tool designed to help students and their families plan for college. FAFSA4caster provides students with an early estimate of their eligibility for federal student financial assistance.
- FinAid! A SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid Calculators
Offers online calculators on a wide range of student finance issues from needs analysis to loan repayment.
- CollegeBoard Calculators
A calculators for everything from Expected Family Contribution (EFC) to loan repayment.
- Net Price Calculator
This calculator is a federally mandated tool that can help you determine your estimated college financial aid award. This calculator is meant to be used as a tool for prospective undergraduate students only. It will not provide returning students or graduate students with an accurate estimate.
Financial Aid Glossary
- Terms to Know
We understand that financial aid is often an incomprehensible language. This glossary will help you understand financial aid in simple terminology.
General Financial Aid Information
- California Student Aid Commission (CSAC)
Provides information on the Cal Grant Program, other State programs and the California State ScholarShare Program.
Created by the U.S. Department of Education, college.gov is an interactive Web site preparing students for college.
- CollegeBoard Online
An excellent overview of financial aid, as well as calculators with which you may estimate your family's contribution.
- The Federal Student Aid Gateway
A source for free information, guidance and tools for federal student assistance from the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Federal Student Aid.
- FinAid! A SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid
A comprehensive site on financial aid, this site provides links to major scholarship and loan sources as well.
- Student Aid on the Web
The office within the U.S. Department of Education which handles financial aid. This is an excellent Web site devoted to furthering students and parents understanding of federal financial aid.
Pacific's sole responsibility regarding the Hope Scholarship and Lifetime Learning tax credits is to furnish Form 1098-T to students incurring tuition and related expenses. It is not responsible for, and is prohibited by law, from giving tax advice. Taxpayers should contact their tax advisor or the Internal Revenue Service for guidance.
For additional information about obtaining IRS form 1098-T, the Hope Scholarship or the lifetime learning tax credits contact Student Accounts