Financial aid information for parents and guardians
As a parents and guardians, we know you play a significant role
in your student's success at the university. The Office of Student Financial
Aid provides information and services to assist you and your student in
financing their education.
To get started, review our glossary of Financial Aid terms and explore how financial aid works.
Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)
The PLUS loan is available to parents
of dependent undergraduate students to assist in paying for educational costs.
Our students’ privacy is very important to us. The
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 provides rights
primarily for the student once they enroll at an institution of higher
education. You can read more about FERPA on the Enrollment Services website.
Parent and family services
For information on life as a parent of an NAU student, visit
the Parent and Family Services website.
Need more help? Contact us
Much of the information that you will need to make informed
financial decisions for your student’s education can be found on this website.
But if you have additional questions, e-mail
us and we will get back to you with an answer as soon as possible.
We also have Financial Aid Officers who are available to meet you with
or without an appointment. Our counselors can consult with you and your
student on topics such as: