Financial Aid Resources


Recent Presentations

Gopher Day 2018 presentation for admitted students (PPTX)


Award information and document descriptions

NASFAA Financial Aid Glossary (PDF)

NASFAA Student Aid Program Summary (PDF)

NASFAA Student Aid Tips for Unique Student Populations


FAFSA Resources

For resources and tips on completing the FAFSA, please see our Apply for Financial Aid page.


Calculators and Estimators

2017-2018 Federal Loan Calculator (XLSX) - Helps calculate a loan amount based on origination fees and any desired funds for indirect expenses.

CollegeBoard Tools and Calculators

Resources & Links

EducationPlanner - Provides students with the resources they need to plan their higher education.

Financial Aid Toolkit for Counselors

National College Transition Network - This publication is geared towards financial planning for adult or "non-traditional" students intending to go to college.

National Student Loan Data System - Check your federal financial aid history.

Private College 529 Plan - Independent 529 Plan is the first prepaid 529 plan sponsored by private ("independent") colleges across the U.S. Prepay all or part of future private college tuition at less than today's prices with all the tax advantages of a 529. And, you can use your savings at more than 250 of the nation's leading private colleges -- including Goucher -- with more joining all the time.

Tax Breaks for Higher Education

U.S. Department of Education

Zonta International - A worldwide service organization of executives in business and the professions working together to advance the status of women.