Links

 

Below are links to several websites which contain information related to financial aid topics. Please feel free to explore each site at your convenience. 
 

 
Federal Aid Links
 
Description
 
US Department of Education’s (DOE) main information page for all things related to federal financial aid.
File and submit corrections to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Apply for or manage your DOE PIN to be used to electronically sign your FAFSA.
 
The Ombudsman helps borrowers resolve disputes with their lenders regarding their federal student loans. 
 
Borrowers may view their federal student loan histories by logging in to this secure website provided by the DOE.
 
 
 
 
This is the official website for all things related to the application and processing of Federal Direct Loans. Students and parents will complete Master Promissory Notes (MPN) on this website and students will use this site to complete entrance counseling. Information on Direct Consolidation Loans may also be found on this website as well as loan repayment options. 
 
 
This website is designed for borrowers who have entered repayment on federal student loans. Borrowers may make on-line payments, check the status of their loan accounts, and apply for alternative repayment plans/options. 
 
 
State and Other Agencies/Partners
 
Description
Information on all aid programs administered by the State of Wisconsin.
 
Students who have prior education loans serviced by Great Lakes may use this website to access their accounts, make on-line payments, download deferment forms, etc. Most outstanding FFEL Stafford and PLUS loans have been sold to the DOE, however, Great Lakes may be the contracted servicer for those loans, so many student borrowers may continue to work with GL during the repayment of a FFEL loan. 
Information on education benefits available under the GI Bill or other programs.
UWGB’s website. 
SNC’s website.
 
 
Servicer for Federal Perkins Loans administered by the UW-Madison Student Loan Office. Students who borrowed Perkins Loans while enrolled at UWGB/BC may find this site helpful.
 
 
General Information
 
Description
 
Complete the required entrance counseling session prior to borrowing a federal student loan for the first time at BC.
 
Complete the required exit counseling session prior to the end of your final term of enrollment at BC.
 
The FinAid website is one of the most popular financial aid websites available. It primarily deals with information related to federal student aid programs, however, there is much, much more including calculators to estimate aid eligibility, advice on how to avoid private scholarship scams, how to save for college, tips for filing the FAFSA, and more.