Federal & State Aid

Department of Education

Access More information on the Department of Education

Online Forms & Applications


Loan Assistance

  • The U.S. Department of Education assists students and parents by providing all the tools to help manage your loans, including how to contact your servicer and repayment plans.
  • There are two requirements in order for students to borrow Federal Direct loan money. First, complete your Loan Entrance Counseling. Second, electronically sign your Master Promissory Note. Both of these requirements can be completed at StudentAid.gov.

Publications and Help

Visit the Federal Student aid website for current publications and resources on preparing for college.

Department of Veterans Affairs Education Service

The Federal Government's official site of the Department of Veterans Affairs Education Service and the Center for Adult and Veteran Services should be visited to get familiar with the programs and services that Kent State University has to offer.

Office of Postsecondary Education

The Office of Postsecondary Education from the U.S. Department of Education provides a very comprehensive overview of the process of applying for and receiving financial aid to attend college. There are many links to other Department of Education publications and resources. The most useful main links will probably be "Education Planning" and "Student Resources."

Ohio Department of Higher Education

The Ohio Department of Higher Education Web Site provides information on State of Ohio Grants and Scholarships.