The 2018-2019/2019-2020 FAFSA is Now Available!
As of October 1st, you can File your 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 FAFSA Application
Below are essential forms for those wishing to apply for financial aid in the 2018-19 and 2019-20 academic years. If you have questions, contact the Office of Student Financial Planning by email or calling 610-796-8356.
Our mailing address is Student Financial Planning, Bernardine Hall, 400 Saint Bernardine St., Reading, PA 19607. Documents may be faxed to 610-796-8336.
Essential Forms & Resources
Planning for Costs
College Board has a helpful Expected Family Contribution Calculator. This a useful online tool to help you determine your expected family contribution (EFC) toward your educational costs.
Financial Aid Forms for the 2018-19 academic term
- 2018-19 Verification Worksheet
- 2018-19 Expense Breakdown Form
- 2018-19 Statement of Non-Filing & Form
- Special Circumstance Review Form
- 2018-19 Parent Plus Loan Instruction
- IRS DRT Process (2018-19)
- 2018-19 IRS Tax Return Transcript Process (for filing year 2016)
Financial Aid Forms for the 2019-20 academic term
- 2019-20 Verification Worksheet
- 2019-20 Statement of Non-Filing & Form
- 2019-20 Parent Plus Loan Instruction
- 2019-20 IRS Tax Return Transcript Process (for filing year 2017)
Forms for All Academic Years
For more information:
General Financial Aid Information
- A guide to Understanding the Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA)
- Alvernia FATV has a searchable library of short videos on a wide range of financial aid topics
Loan Repayment and Default Prevention
You're not alone when it comes to student loans. Alvernia has partnered with Inceptia, a division of National Student Loan Program (NSLP), to provide you with FREE assistance on your Federal sudent loan obligations to ensure successful, and complete, loan repayment. Inceptia's friendly customer service representatives may reach out to you if your loan(s) become delinquent. Inceptia is not a collection agency. Alvernia has partnered with them to help students explore a wide variety of possibilities, such as alternative repayment plans, deferment, consolidation, discharge, foregiveness, and forebearance options. Inceptia will stay in touch with you via phone calls, letters, and/or emails to help you find answers to your questions and solutions to your issues. For additional resources, including information on repayment options, please visit Inceptia's Student Loans Knowledge HQ at HeroKnowl.org.
- You Can Deal With It is PHEAA's webtool to assist you in learning how to manage your money and handle college debt
- SallieMae has information on its site to help students afford education
- The National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) offers advice and information to students and families
- Alvernia University's Financial Aid TV videos to help understand the IRS Data Retrieval Process
- Student Financial Aid Code of Conduct
- College financial aid information just for Hispanic Students
- Federal Student Loans Information
- Learn about the Parent Plus Loan
- Alvernia's Recommended Lender List for Alternative Loans