Quick & Helpful Links

State of Mississippi Sites

MACS - Mississippi Affordable College Savings Program
This site is a useful tool for Mississipians who are looking for ways to save for college.


U.S.
Department of Education and Federal sites

U.S.Department of Education
This site is a student gateway to many services and sources of information provided by the U.S. Government.

U.S Department Of Education's FAFSA On The Web
This site can be used to complete an online version of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In addition, this site can be used to correct an application previously submitted to the federal processor.

U.S. Department Of Education's PIN Site
This website is the central online resource for establishing the PIN and obtaining information regarding the use of the PIN.

U.S. Department Of Education Loan Repayment For Teachers
This site identifies a list of school districts and programs that qualify borrowers for cancellation and deferment benefits.

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)
NSLDS is the U.S. Department of Education's central database for student aid. It receives data from schools, agencies that guaranty loans, the Pell Grant program, and other federal programs. NSLDS provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and Pell grants that are tracked through their entire cycle; from aid approval through closure.

Social Security Administration
This is the official website of the U.S. Social Security Administration. Students can obtain social security card information.

Internal Revenue Service
The IRS is the U.S. government agency responsible for tax collection and tax law enforcement. Students can contact the IRS to obtain federal tax return documents.

Federal School Code Search
Use this website to search for a federal school code. Students must include on the FAFSA the federal school code of the institution planned to attend, in order for the institution to receive access to the FAFSA results. Each institution has a school code.

FAFSA4caster
A tool used to help students and their families plan for college. The FAFSA4caster provides students with an early estimate of eligibility for federal student financial assistance.  Students considering furthering their education beyond high school can use this FREE tool to calculate eligibility for federal financial aid.

Scholarships

FinAid
This website contains comprehensive sources of information on financing higher education.

FastWeb
FastWeb's free scholarship search includes more than 400,000 scholarships worth more than $1 billion. FastWeb also offers expert advice on admissions, financial aid, selecting a major, choosing a career, and more.

College Answer (USA Funds)
This site offers access to a variety of financial aid resources to meet college needs. Find step-by-step tutorials on the entire "Go-to-College" process, from preparation to receiving and repaying loans. It also offers interactive tools to estimate college costs, expected contribution, and student-loan repayment costs.

Other Resources

Selective Service Registration
This is the selective service system and registration website for males in America. Male students can register online and check registration status. Virtually all men ages 18 through 25 must register.

AmeriCorps
AmeriCorps is made up of three main programs: AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, and AmeriCorps NCCC (National Civilian Community Corps). Through this website, students can obtain information regarding program requirements.

Voter Registration
Students can register to vote through this website.

You Can Deal With It
This website contains information on budgeting and loan repayment options.

Financial Awareness Counseling
Financial awareness counseling provides tools and information while in school to help you understand your financial aid and assist you in managing your finances.

The Constitution of the United States
September 17, is Constitution Day.  Therefore, we encourage students to observe this important day in our nation’s history.  Students can read and learn about The Constitution of the United States.