Housing & Residence Life

Money Matters Checklist

  • Complete your FAFSA for the upcoming Academic Year. Check out our Financial Aid's website for instructions and more information.
  • Review your outstanding balance through TouchNet and come up with a plan to cover your balance. 
  • Get to know the Financial Aid Counselors. These individuals are committed to helping students find appropriate ways to finance their education.
  • Explore your financial opportunities, inlcuding Armstrong's Automatic Payment Plans
  • Apply for scholarships both on and off campus. Check out Financial Aid for scholarship resources. 
  • Make sure that all of your Financial Aid paperwork is complete. If you have questions, contact your Financial Aid counselor. 
  • Review your Financial Aid Award Letter. You may review this information through a quick eight step process
  • Receive your Award. Check out our Financial Aid's website for instructions and more information.
  • Select your meal plan (indicated on your housing application). Meal plans are required for living on campus, and they can be a very helpful way to help plan out your food costs. 
  • Pay your outstanding balance prior to the deadline indicated on the Academic Calendar. If you pay after the advertised deadline you may receive additional late fees. 
  • Check out Jobs on Campus. It's another great way to get involved and help to finance your education.
  • Make a plan before you arrive on campus that includes a budget, possible job opportunities, and a fall back plan if something falls through. Remember that there are lots of resources and people willing to help on campus. All you have to do is ask.
  • Monitor your online account. Your family may add money onto your online account at any time. 

SEE ALSO

The Office of Financial Aid
Automatic Payment Plans
Important Dates & Deadlines
Academic Calendar 
Meal Plan Options
Frequently Asked Questions