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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 PRIOR to the Summer Institute. This process will require you to submit a number of financial documents to 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 if you have not done so already. You must include Rutgers as one of your recipient schools. Rutgers school code is: 002629.

Step 2

Check your Email

Once you confirm your admissions to Rutgers-EOF, you will begin receiving a number of emails from both the Financial Aid and EOF offices about the verification process. It is important that you are frequently checking to make sure you don’t miss any information!

Step 3

Check your FA Portal

After you confirm your admissions, you will be able to view the required documents you must submit to the Office of Financial Aid through  your portal

Step 4

Create a HESSA Account

As a potential EOF and TAG (Tuition Aid Grant) recipient, you need to create a HESAA account and monitor regularly.  Go to