Financial Aid

Getting the Money You Need for School
Financial aid to help you pay for your education is available from a variety of sources, such as federal grants, Stafford loans, scholarship programs, private sources and sometimes employer assistance programs. We encourage you to research all of the financing options available so that you can determine what works best for your individual needs.

For more assistance please contact Student Financial Aid Services.

Student Financial Aid Services
NJIT Student Mall, University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ 07102

Main: (973) 596-3479
Fax: (973) 596-6471

Office Hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 8:30 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.
Tuesday and Wednesday: 8:30 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Who Is Your Financial Aid Counselor?

Your Last Name Counselor Phone Number
A-D Ms. Tracy Harrison 973-642-4872
E-K Ms. Maggie Moya 973-596-3671
L-Q Ms. Aurora Castellano 973-596-3475
R-W Mrs. Samantha Kennedy-Wells 973-596-3473
X-Z Mrs. Paola Ledesma 973-596-3478

For questions related to the processing of your financial aid, please email us at:


NJIT University School Code: 002621

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