Your Cheat Sheet to College Lingo
Don’t understand any of the college lingo your student is using? This list of terms will have you up to speed in no time.
There are currently 7 terms in this directory beginning with the letter F.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid; required for students wishing to obtain financial aid. More about FAFSA.
Loans awarded by the government; must be paid back. More about Federal Loans.
Required financial charges placed on student accounts upon enrollment in courses. < href="https://www.rsu.edu/admissions/cost-of-attendance/tuition-fees/">See Tuition & Fees
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. More about FERPA
Last week of each semester in which every course has a final test. See Final Exam Schedule.