Are you a parent who’s looking ahead to your child’s college years? Or just about to face the first tuition bill?

Here are some resources to help parents save for college, learn about financial aid, and understand the application process.

Parents of Students

Throughout this website, you’ll find useful information about paying for college with the federal student aid programs. You and your child may want to browse the Resources page to find fact sheets, videos, and graphics on a variety of financial aid topics. Meanwhile, we’d like to point out some pages of the site, and other resources, that might be of particular interest to parents.

Try these resources for precollege planning:

Try these resources for understanding what costs are involved in college and how to cover them:

Try these resources for filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form:

Try these resources for information on what to do after your child is offered financial aid:

Try these resources to understand how to begin repaying loans: