Financial Aid & SALT

The Financial Aid Office at Brookdale Community College is here to assist students, and their families. Emphasis is placed on the electronic process of applying for financial aid, giving students and families the links to the latest financial aid web sites, and providing students with the ability to check their financial aid status online. Karyn Arnold, Associate Director of the Financial Aid Office, recorded this video to walk you through the services available at Brookdale.

Visit the Financial Aid office at BrookdaleIf you receive a financial aid award it’s important to understand how your award is determined, how to check your award status, and the disbursement process; all of which are covered here. It is also important to note that as a financial aid recipient there are requirements surrounding satisfactory

Feel free to contact the Financial Aid office for assistance. Their office is located in the Center for Counseling, Admissions & Registration (CAR building) on the first floor. You may call them at 732-224-2361, and if you need to fax materials to them their fax number is 732-224-2003. They also may be e-mailed at  As a reminder Brookdale’s federal school code when filling out forms is – 008404

Brookdale has partnered with American Student Assistance® (ASA) to provide a new membership program to our students and recent alumni called SALT. SALT is a dynamic, multi-channel financial education and debt management program. SALT educates, empowers and engages students to truly own their finances by making it both rewarding and easy to make smart decisions about their money and student loan borrowing.

Sign up for this free program here.