Other University of Minnesota Sources of Funding Assistance

One stop Student Services Center

Processes applications for financial aid for which graduate students may apply, including University Trust Fund Loans, direct subsidized loans, direct unsubsidized loans, Perkins Loans, SELF Loans, health professional financial aid, private student loans, and college work-study. Cooperates with University colleges and departments and civic, philanthropic, and professional agencies in the administration of grants and scholarships for graduate students. NOTE the receipt of fellowships, tuition benefits, stipends, and other departmental aid will reduce student loan and college work-study eligibility. 210 Fraser Hall, 612-624-1111. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available online at fafsa.ed.govOSFA Website 

Graduate Assistant Health Care Plan

University-subsidized health insurance is available to most Graduate School students who hold an appointment as a teaching assistant, research assistant, or administrative fellow (some other fellows and trainees enrolled in the Graduate School are also eligible). For more information, contact the Graduate Assistant Insurance Office (612.625.6936; gradins@bhs.umn.edu ; www.bhs.umn.edu).


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)is available for online application.


The Student Guide on Financial Aid from the U.S. Department of Education.

SFA Website 

Job Center

Maintains current postings of job opportunities on and off campus. In addition, the Center offers employment through the following program: the Student Temporary Service, the Job Location & Development Program, and the College Work-Study Program. Maintains a job board on the St. Paul campus in 130 Coffey Hall. (170 Donhowe Bldg., 612-624-8647)

Job Center Website

Please refer to the online Graduate School Handbook for information on housing options, family/partnered housing, off-campus listing service, health and family needs, health services, health insurance, child care, transportation, campus safety and more.