Financial Aid

Applying for the 2014-2015 Academic Year

The financial aid application process for the 2014-2015 academic year began on January 1. All Alvernia University students are encouraged to complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. Please note that the filing deadline for Pennsylvania residents to be considered for the state grant is May 1. Most students are eligible for some type of financial aid regardless of family financial circumstances. Select your student type to learn more about the Financial Aid application process:


Applying for Financial Aid Tutorial:


2014-2015 FAFSA Tutorial – Renewal Filers:


2014-2015 FAFSA Tutorial – First Time Filers:

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Office of Student Financial Planning


400 Saint Bernardine Street
1st Floor – Bernardine Hall
Room 104
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8356
Fax: 610.796.8336

Office Hours
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Summer Office Hours*
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 5 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Starting on June 2nd