Financial Aid

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  • Financial Aid at Brookdale

Our office leads students (and their families) through the entire process of “Financing an Education.”  Emphasis is placed on the electronic steps of applying for financial aid, providing students links to the latest financial aid web sites, and providing students with the ability to check their financial aid status online.

One Stop Center: All Financial Aid questions are now available at the One Stop Center located in the CAR Building on the Lincroft campus. Their hours of operation is from 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday and Saturday’s from 9:00AM – Noon.

Brookdale Regional Locations: Financial aid information is also available at the Student Success Centers of Brookdale Regional locations.

Brookdale Community College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educational institution. In order to promote this goal, the College makes positive efforts to ensure equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability or veteran status.

2018-2019 – If you are applying for financial aid for classes you attend between September 2018 and July 2019, you must complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

**NEW** Income verification requirements have changed. Check “MY Financial Aid” in WebAdvisor Self Service and review your Check List for updated requirements and forms.

  • If your file requires income verification you may submit signed 2016 Federal Income Tax returns instead of a tax transcript. Either will be accepted.
  • If your file requires a non tax filing statement and you were unable to secure documentation from the IRS, you will be be able to complete a 2016 Non-Tax Filing Form.              

2019-2020If you are applying for financial aid for classes you attend between September 2019 and July 2020, you must complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA. Notification to applicants will begin in early 2019. Remember, students must have completed their Admissions process before they can receive notification from the Financial Aid Office.

Read this first – then start your financial aid by choosing from the following links:


Online FAFSA Application

Start your application right here on the Federal Student Aid website.

Check the Status of my Financial Aid

Sign in to WebAdvisor and click on Financial Aid (choose which term).

Federal Student Loan Programs

Direct Loan counseling, complete a Master Promissory Note online, and more.


Information about the NJSTARS Program for High School students.

Forms and Publications

Your financial forms for this year and next, listed alphabetically.