Paying for Purdue Guidance and Webinars
“Paying for Purdue” is a topic that is likely to be of great interest to your family. To help with the information needed to navigate the college financial aid process, Purdue’s Division of Financial Aid (DFA) has developed a Paying for Purdue program featuring a custom website, publication, and outreach effort that offers plain-language, step-by-step guidance about applying for financial aid, various types of aid, and helpful tips for students and family.
Paying for Purdue (PFP) Magazine
The Paying for Purdue magazine is being mailed to your home. If you haven’t received it yet, a PDF is available online. Important dates in the financial aid cycle are included in the information.
PFP Webinar: Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Tips (January 18)
A PFP Webinar: Financial Aid and Scholarship Application Tips was held live on January 18 from noon to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. DFA experts discussed the Purdue financial aid process and provided financial aid and scholarship application tips. The panel also responsed to general questions. The event was recorded and is available online for those who were unable to attend.
Help with FAFSA Filing (February)
By March 1, students should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). When filing, use Purdue’s federal school code, 001825. DFA’s website has additional information about applying for financial aid. A FAFSA outreach program called College Goal Sunday, which started in Indiana, has been adopted in many states. The program enables financial aid experts to host community events where students and their families can get help completing the FAFSA. For information about College Goal Sunday events that may be available in your state, visit the national College Goal Sunday website.
PFP Webinar: Understanding Purdue Financial Aid Award Information (April 5)
In early April, financial aid award packages will be mailed and available via your student's myPurdue online portal. Another PFP Webinar: Understanding Purdue Financial Aid Award Information will be held live on April 5 from noon to 1 p.m. Eastern Time. DFA experts will discuss financial aid awards, the differences in grants, scholarships, and loans, as well as offer student loan application guidance. The panel will again respond to general questions and the outreach will be recorded for later viewing for those unable to attend.
In addition to the resources provided above, Purdue financial aid counselors are readily available to help via phone, (765) 494-5050; email, email@example.com; or in person, Schleman Hall Room 305. Staff hours are M-F, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Eastern Time.
Executive Director of Financial Aid