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EOF Program Financial Aid Verification 

In order to confirm your spot in the EOF program, you must be considered financially eligible. This process may require you to submit financial documents to HESAA/NJFAMS and the Office of Financial Aid to confirm your eligibility. It is important that you are checking your email and communicating with both the EOF and Financial Aid offices consistently throughout this process. Please read below for more helpful information.

Step 1

Complete FAFSA

Please complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA application. You must include Rutgers as one of your recipient schools. Rutgers school code is: 002629.

It is imperative that your FAFSA is completed and submitted ASAP to determine your eligibility for EOF and other forms of financial aid. Click below to apply or learn more information about the new FAFSA process. 

Step 2

Create a HESAA account

Create a HESAA/NJFAMS User ID and Password to manage your state grant aid. You can find your “To Do List” and “Award and Eligibility” information as well as other functions to assist you with your state aid process.

Step 3

Check your FA Portal

After the verification process has begun, you will be able to view the required documents you must submit to the Office of Financial Aid through  your portal

Step 4

Check your EMAIL!

You will receive regular communication from both the Office of Financial Aid and the EOF Office about any required financial documents you may need to submit. Please make sure you are checking the email you put on your application frequently.