The price of higher education has skyrocketed. The process to receive funding overwhelms many students. The following steps may help take some of the pressure off of you.
- FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) – This is the first step you must complete every year of higher education. Your parents need to fill this our before applying for Federal or private school loans. This application must be completed by May 1st of each year.
- Federal Direct Loans – This loan can be applied for directly through the US Government website. Check with your school financial aid or
- Credit Union Student Choice – This private loan fills the gap needed after Federal Loans are exhausted and is held by NET Federal Credit Union.
CU Student Choice
NET Federal Credit Union now offers student loans to help you fill the funding gaps that federal aid can leave behind. By partnering with other credit unions to form Credit Union Student Choice, we are able to offer members lower cost financing options that will help you or a family member achieve your dream of a higher education.
This loan is truly designed with your best interest in mind and offers lower loan rates, zero origination fees and more flexible repayment options.
Call our Loan Department at 570-961-1100 for information about Student Loans through CU Student Choice.
For questions regarding existing CU Student Choice loans, please call 1-800-723-2210.
Fill out your FAFSA before May 1, 2015
Students remind your parents to file your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). They need to be completed every year you attend school. Click on the FAFSA button below.
Federal Stafford, Federal Parent Plus, and Federal Graduate Plus Loans
Any questions regarding existing student loans, call 1-800-692-7392.
Any new Federal Stafford, Federal Parent Plus, and Federal Graduate Plus Loans are now applied for through the Federal Government. Students should contact your financial aid office for information.