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Videos

Below are videos produced by the Office of Student Financial Aid pertaining to various topics. Click on the videos to play them (Note: Adobe Flash Player is required for some of the videos).

Student Loans

Undergraduate Loan Options 2014-15
Undergraduate Loan Options 2014-15

Learn about loan options available to undergraduate students.

Related Links:
Student Loan Information
Loan Rates and Fees
Loan Comparison Sheet

Watch Entrance Counseling Video

Completing Entrance Counseling and Promissory Note
This video guides students through the process of completing Direct Loan Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note.

Related Links:
Entrance Counseling/MPN
Stafford Loan Information
Loan Rates and Fees

Graduate/Professional Student Loan Options 2014-15
Graduate/Professional Student Loan Options 2014-15

Learn about loan options available to graduate and professional students.

Related Links:
Student Loan Information
Loan Rates and Fees
Vet Med Financial Aid

Watch PLUS Loan Video

Applying for a Parent PLUS Loan
This video walks a parent through the process of applying for a Parent PLUS Loan.

Related Links:
PLUS Application
Parent PLUS Loan
Loan Rates and Fees
FAFSA

Watch Accept/Decline Loans Video

Accept/Decline Loans
Learn about how to accept or decline loans.

Aid Types

TEACH Grant Overview
TEACH Grant Overview

This video provides an overview of the Federal TEACH Grant and describes the application process.

Related Links:
TEACH Grant Information
FAFSA
Agreement to Serve

FAFSA & Verification

A Five Minute Guide to the FAFSA
A Five Minute Guide to the FAFSA

A quick tutorial on the FAFSA.

Related Links:
Completing the FAFSA

Watch Verification Overview Video

Verification Overview
FAFSA verification is a process to ensure the accuracy of the aid application. This video briefly explains the verification process and requirements.

Related Links:
Verification Information, Access Plus, FAFSA
IRS Data Retrieval Tool Video
IRS Tax Return Transcript

Watch Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA
Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA

This video takes you through seven simple steps to filling out the FAFSA

Related Links:
Completing the FAFSA

Veterinary Medicine

Watch Vet Med Video

College of Veterinary Medicine Financial Aid Information You can also view the powerpoint slides.

Other Videos

Financial Aid Timeline for Prospective Students
Financial Aid Timeline for Prospective Students

Learn about the steps incoming students will need to take to receive financial aid at Iowa State University

Related Links:
Admissions
Dept. of Residence
Scholarship Information
FAFSA

Third Party Access in A+
Third Party Access in A+

This video describes how to provide a third party access to a student’s information on AccessPlus.

Related Links:
Access Plus
Third Party Access Information
Student Answer Center

Learn About AccessPlus
AccessPlus Tutorial

Learn how to use AccessPlus to accomplish various financial aid tasks.

Related Links:
AccessPlus
Planning Tools