New Students – Don’t Forget…

  1. To complete the Student Release of Information Form available at h​t​t​p​:​/​/​w​w​w​.​g​r​i​n​n​e​l​l​.​e​d​u​/​s​i​t​e​s​/​d​e​f​a​u​l​t​/​f​i​l​e​s​/​d​o​c​u​m​e​nts/Student_Release.pdf. Without this form on file, our office cannot discuss your financial aid with your parents once you begin classes.
  2. To complete a Master Promissory Note at if you are accepting a Federal Direct Loan, either Subsidized or Unsubsidized.
  3. To complete Entrance Loan Counseling at if you are accepting any Federal Student Loan.
  4. To accept or decline your student loan and/or work-study online at If you decide to borrow more or less that the awarded amount, email finaid[at]grinnell[dot]edu and indicate what change you would like.
  5. To notify the Financial Aid Office of any Outside Scholarships you have been awarded.
  6. To visit the Cashier web page for help with billing, the monthly payment plan, student health insurance, and many other important items.
  7. And finally, don’t forget to check your email regularly!

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