Things you should know if you apply for Financial Aid

If you completed your FAFSA be sure that you have included Brookdale School code 008404. We will notify you once you have competed your Admissions application and your information including your social security number has been entered to the College system. Once you hear from us be sure to access Financial Aid Self-Service in WebAdvisor! This link gives the financial aid applicant a secure place to review their checklist, application status, financial aid awards, and other important information. The Home Page of Financial Aid Self-Service is full of additional links and resources!

Here’s how to access it…


Financial Aid Processing at Brookdale

  1. Review your Checklist in the My Financial Aid link in WebAdvisor Self Service. If you do not see your status it could be:
    • the Social Security number reported on your FAFSA does not match the Social Security number you reported on your Admissions Application. Please contact the Admissions office for information on how to update your record.
    • You did not list Brookdale as one of the colleges on your FAFSA. You can go to FAFSA and “Add a School”.
  2. If your FAFSA is selected for Federal Verification, the link on your check list will direct you to our ProVerifier+ portal where you can see what verification documentation is needed along with submission instructions. You will have to complete and upload documents to their site.
  3. Other required documents may also be requested from our office. For those documents, you will be instructed to submit them online through a secure using the ‘Upload your documents here’ link under Resources on the right-hand side of the page.
  4. An email will be sent to your Brookdale email account once your file is complete.
    • Check your financial aid offer in WebAdvisor Self Service, My Financial Aid.
  5. If you do not qualify for grants you may apply for a Federal Direct Student Loan. Brookdale does not automatically offer student loans.
    • If you plan to take out a Federal Direct Student Loan go to My Financial Aid and click on Request NEW Loan (FALL/SPRING).
    • First time borrowers must complete Entrance Loan Counseling and a Master Promissory Note at
  6. All Financial Aid offers in the My Financial Aid link are based upon Full Time status (12+ credits).
    • The My Student Account link in WebAdvisor Self Service will display your anticipated award which is based on your eligible credits the day after you register.


Financial Aid Eligibility Requirements

If your financial aid offer in the My Financial Aid link does not match your anticipated award eligibility in the My Student Account link, it could be for one of these reasons:


Financial Aid Refunds