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The Office of Student Financial Assistance helps students and families make a Catholic University education affordable.

Our staff is living through this difficult time along with you in many ways and
know that it is not easy to plan ahead right now.
Visit our Frequently Ask Questions page to learn more about recent impacts on financial aid.
Financial Aid Counselors are available to assist you via phone, email, and video calls.
In-person meetings are limited and available by appointment. Meetings are encouraged to be conducted virtually. Email for an appointment.
Submit requested documentation via our secure email at

Understanding Financial Aid at Catholic University

Our goal is to make the process of applying for aid go as smoothly as possible for you. Catholic University participates in a wide variety of financial aid programs to assist you in paying for your education.


2021 PLUS Loan Applications

Our office processes PLUS Loan applications internally. The 2021 applications and other forms are now available.

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2021-2022 FAFSA opens October 1

The 2021-2022 FAFSA will be available October 1, 2020. All new and current students should submit the FAFSA.

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