Resources and Forms
On this page you’ll find links to a variety of helpful resources, including the RISD net price calculator, student loan locators and loan repayment estimators.
2023–24 Student Financial Services Welcome Letter
In this welcome letter you’ll find helpful information for students and families regarding student accounts and financial aid throughout the 2023–24 academic year.
Biden-Harris Administration’s Student Debt Relief Plan
US DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION UPDATE
Open for a statement about the plan’s status, as well as answers to frequently asked questions.
Net Price Calculator
To assist you with early financial planning for college, the RISD Net Price Calculator will help students and families estimate the total cost of attending RISD. It provides a preliminary assessment of a student's financial aid eligibility. These calculations are for information purposes only and should not be considered an actual award or expected award. Funds are based on availability.
Understanding financial aid
FEDERAL STUDENT AID
The US Department of Education Federal Student Aid office offers information, resources and assistance for students and families preparing to finance a college education.
FinAid is a nonprofit organization providing a variety of resources for locating and applying for financial aid opportunities.
CONDITIONS GOVERNING FINANCIAL AID AT RISD
This document lays out student responsibilities and other aspects related to receiving and retaining financial aid while enrolled at RISD.
Financial planning and literacy
INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
The Internal Revenue Service provides information about credits, deductions and other questions about taxes and financing a college education.
FEDERAL STUDENT AID OFFICE
Helpful information and links from the Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid office.
MyMoney.gov is a comprehensive financial education resource administered by the Federal Financial Literacy and Education Commission.
2023 FEDERAL LOAN EXIT COUNSELING WEBINAR (CANVAS LOGIN REQUIRED)
This SFS-hosted webinar will walk you through the mandatory exit counseling process for all students who borrowed federal loans while at RISD.
2023 FEDERAL LOAN EXIT COUNSELING PRESENTATION (POWERPOINT DOWNLOAD)
Download this presentation for an exit counseling overview provided by SFS.
Calculate your loan payments
Repayment assistance information
The nonprofit organization IRBinfo provides useful resources and information Info about repayment assistance options.
Other helpful links
Resource providing information for choosing private student loans
ANNUAL CREDIT REPORT
Annual free credit report providing individuals with one free report per year from each of the three major credit reporting agencies
NATIONAL STUDENT LOAN DATA SYSTEM
Database maintaining federal student aid records and tracking loans from application to completion of repayment
Access the following forms and worksheets as needed and feel free to contact us with any questions.