The process of applying for financial aid - reviewing paperwork, obtaining up-to-date and accurate information, and much more - can be intimidating.
We're here to help!
Each year, Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology's Financial Aid Office assists more than 90% of students with financial aid.
Financial aid is a combination of three key sources of funding: grants, scholarships, and loans.
We created this webpage to help you learn more about financial aid. In addition, the links on the right side of this webpage will provide you with even more information.
Tuition and Fees
How much does it cost to attend Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology? Visit our Tuition and fees webpage for the answer.
Apply For Financial Aid
To be eligible for federal, state, and institutional financial aid, including the Federal Direct Loan, students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The recommended deadline to complete the FAFSA is April 1 and the PA State Grant deadline is May 1.
Coming Soon: The FAFSA for the academic year 2024–2025 (Summer 2023, Fall 2024, Spring 2025) will open in December 2023 using 2022 Federal Tax Return information.
Your Current Financial Aid Status
Visit our College Portal to access information on your current financial aid status. Log in and select “Self-Service Portal” and then “Financial Aid”. From the Financial Aid webpage, you will be able to access your financial aid awards as well as check for any missing information/documents that the Office of Financial Aid may need. All items that are outstanding will be listed as Action Needed.
Submit missing information/documents to the Financial Aid Office through the College Portal. You must be logged in to submit anything through the portal.
Student Emergency Assistance Fund
The Student Emergency Assistance Fund is a partnership between the Office of the President and the Offices of Advancement, Student Success, Student Services, and Academic Affairs. Through generous donors and the commitment of the College, funds are provided to support students who experience a financial hardship due to an emergency or unanticipated event. These funds are not intended for reoccurring costs that a student may have.
Address: Hartzell Building, Room 105 (750 East King Street, Lancaster, PA 17602)
Office Hours: Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Financial Aid Staff
Emily Smoker, Director of Financial Aid