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Financial Aid Resources

Federal Links

Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN)
New and returning borrowers go here to sign federal Direct Loan MPNs. The MPN serves as the means by which you agree to repay your federal loans.

Entrance/Exit Interviews
The Federal Government requires that all students borrowing Federal Funds complete an Entrance Loan Counseling Session. Also an Exit Loan Counseling Session is required once they leave school or attendance drops below six academic credits.

Personal Identification Number (PIN)
Apply or retrieve for the U.S. Department of Education Personal Identification Number (PIN) on this site.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form is used to apply for all need based aid at the Boston Architectural College.

Help Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
This website may help you through the process of filling out the FAFSA.
Tuition Payment Plans
Academic Management Systems allows students and parents to pay all or portions of tuition expenses via monthly payment plans.


State Agencies

Finance Authority of Maine (FAME)

Massachusetts Board of Higher Education Office of Student Financial Assistance (OSFA)

New Hampshire Post secondary Education Commission (NHIP)

Pennsylvania Higher Ed Asst. Agency (PHEAA)

Rhode Island Higher Education Assistance Authority (RIHEAA)

Vermont Student Assistance Corporation (VSAC)


Other Useful Government Sites

Internal Revenue Services
You can find information regarding income tax law, forms, and publications. This website is helpful during tax filing season as you can download many of the necessary tax forms from the Internet.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
The U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. View your federal loan/Pell history here.

Selective Services System
This site allows you to register on-line for Selective service if you are required to do so. Registration is mandatory for most males between the ages of 18 and 25, and any males who are required to register must do so before receiving any form of federal or state financial aid. If you have questions regarding the Selective Service contact them at 847-688-6888.

U.S. Department of Education 

U.S. Social Security Administration
Social Security number and card questions will be answered here. You may also call them at 1-800-772-1213

Department of Veterans Affairs
Veteran questions can be answered here.

A free Search Engine to help you search for outside scholarships.

Direct Loan Servicing Deferment Form