Veterans Consumer Information

The following resources can help you to evaluate your educational options, help you make informed decisions, and create the best plan to achieve your educational goals. Take some time to collect the information you need to make the best plan for you.

Financial Aid Shopping Sheet

Example Financial Aid Shopping SheetThe Financial Aid Shopping Sheet is a standardized form that is designed to simplify information about costs and financial aid to help you make informed decisions about which post-secondary institution to attend.

Financial Aid Shopping Sheets include grant and scholarship amounts, net costs, graduation rates, loan default rates, median borrowing, and estimated monthly loan payments after graduation.

See an example of a generic shopping sheet [pdf].

Viewing Your Shopping Sheet

To view your Shopping Sheet—that will include much more data and details—you must first complete the admissions process and all financial aid requirements.

When your shopping sheet is ready, you can login to My Hawkeye > Self-Service Menu > WebAdvisor for Students > Financial Aid > Financial Aid Veterans Shopping Sheet.

The information contained in this Shopping Sheet is only current as of the date it is viewed or printed. The Hawkeye Community College Cost of Attendance shown on this sheet is based on students enrolled full-time, classified as a resident, living on their own, and is inclusive of estimated housing and meals, books and supplies, transportation, and other education costs.


The College Scorecard: Planning and resource guide available to assist you in evaluating options in selecting a school.

The College Navigator: A consumer tool that provides school information including tuition and fees, retention and graduation rates, financial aid, a cost calculator, and student default rates.

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau—Paying for College: This resource can be used to select the names of up to three schools and receive detailed financial information.

College Stats: The Veteran's Guide for Academic Aid and Programs.

Tuition Assistance (TA)DECIDE: This dynamic information and comparison tool is designed specifically to aid participants of DoD's Tuition Assistance (TA) program in making informed choices on schools and education programs.

Veteran Services Coordinator: The Veterans Services Coordinator can help you review your funding options and help you apply for Federal Financial Aid, VA Education Benefits, Tuition Assistance through the Guard and Reserves, and scholarships. Contact us today, we’re excited to help you navigate this exciting new adventure.

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