Student Financial Aid - Carnegie Mellon University

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CMU & SALT: Your path to financial literacy

CMU has partnered with American Student Assistance's SALT program, a financial literacy program designed to provide students with clear and personalized information so they can easily manage their money and student loans. This service is free for all CMU students. Learn more.


Financial Aid Portal in SIO

Carnegie Mellon students may view their submitted and requested financial aid documents in the Financial Aid Portal within Student Information Online (SIO), as well as complete attestations and cancel federal loans. To enter the portal, students should go to the 'Financial Aid Status/Award' page under the 'Finances' tab in SIO.


Are you eligible for a tax credit?

The American Opportunity Credit and the Lifetime Learning Credit are tax benefits available to help eligible students and families offset the costs of higher education by reducing the amount of income tax. Learn more about tax benefits.

Loan Disbursement Dates

Loan Term Dates Disbursement Dates
2014-2015 Academic Year 8/25/14 - 5/12/15 8/18/14 - 1/5/15
2014 Fall Semester 8/25/14 - 12/15/14 8/18/14
2015 Spring Semester 1/12/15 - 5/12/15 1/5/15