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Money Matters

Money Matters! Especially in college!

Below are a few offices and resources that can assist you and your family when looking at the finances for your student’s education.

Office of the Bursar

103 Shields Building | 814-865-6528

The Office of the Bursar is responsible for the maintenance of student accounts pertaining to acceptance fees, tuition billing, charges, payments, financial aid disbursements and refunds of excess funds, when available.

The Office of Student Aid

314 Shields Building | 814-865-6301

The Office of Student Aid at University Park administers all major types of federal, state and University student financial aid at Penn State and coordinates multiple funding sources on behalf of sponsoring agencies. The primary sources of student aid funding at Penn State come from federal and state programs.

Tips for parents and family members from the Office of Student Aid

Financial Literacy

Penn State is committed to provide students with the resources needed to make informed decisions regarding their money management.

Other Resources:



222 Boucke Building | 814.863.1313 | Contact The Penn State Parents Program