Student Financial Services

 

Student Financial Services assists with the financial needs of enrolled students. Payment of charges on the College student bill, financial aid and related matters are key functions of this department. The Student Financial Services Office is located on the first floor of the Garrison-Foster building. If you have any questions regarding student financial matters, please feel free to call us at 1-800-723-4033, email sfs@colby.edu or stop by the office. Due to COVID, walk-in office hours are 9:30 to 4:00, Monday through Friday. If you would like to reach a specific individual, you may reach out directly by email to schedule an in-person, virtual or phone appointment.


News and Announcements

  • Comprehensive Fee Set for 2021-22 - The comprehensive fee for the 2021-22 academic year has been set at $76,965. The fee includes tuition, room, board, and activities, and payment structures remain the same as in previous years. As always, we remain committed to meeting the full demonstrated need of our students, and Colby’s financial aid packages include grants in place of student loans.
  • CARES Act (HEERF) Information - In late March, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which was signed in to law on March 27th.  As part of the Act, funding was included to assist the higher education community with expenses directly related to the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption of campus operations. Colby submitted the required...
  • COVID-19 and student health insurance - How will my health insurance work right now? Is it transferable to my home state or country? In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the disruption caused to Colby students, National Guardian Life Insurance Company (NGL/Wellfleet) has expanded coverage as follows: Eligibility: Enrolled students attending Colby College who have transitioned to online learning will continue to...
  • Approved Study Away - Students who are planning to study away during the 2021-2022 academic year and have been approved to do so by Colby’s Office of Off-Campus Study are encouraged to learn about the financial aspects of these programs as early in the process as possible. Colby bills for Colby at Bigelow Labs, Colby in Salamanca, Colby in...
  • Federal Student Loan Request Form - Students interested in borrowing a federal student loan must submit the Federal Loan Request Form to document their decision to borrow. Please read about federal student loan borrowing and loan limits, before making any decisions to borrow. Remember, Federal (student) Stafford, and (parent) PLUS Loans will show “tentative” on the student account statement within 7...