You’ve reached one of the most important and exciting times of life. But if you’re like most students, you may have some questions and concerns about how you’ll finance your college experience. We’ll provide you with information so you understand what sources of financial aid are available to you, and how to apply for financial aid. Our goal is to help you and your family make wise financial aid decisions and feel confident about your next steps with Cumberland University.
Feel free to call, email or stop by our office if you need additional information or have questions.
Office hours for the Financial Aid Office are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. If you need help navigating the process, contact the Financial Aid Office during regular business hours at – 615.547.1399 locally or 800.467.0562, ext. 1399 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Mission of the Financial Aid Office is to provide financial services to current and prospective students and to encourage each member of a diverse student body to achieve his or her educational goals. Through the use of a student-centered environment, we strive to help students and their families seek, obtain and make the best use of all financial resources available.
Provide courteous and efficient service to students, families, faculty and staff through the use of quality outreach and customer service excellence.
Assist qualified students in meeting their educational goals through effective and efficient utilization of all financial resources.
Administer all student financial assistance awarded to ensure equity and consistency in the delivery of funds to students while complying with Federal, State and Institutional regulations and guidelines.
Further the university's retention efforts through participation in a variety of service activities involving students, families, faculty, staff and members of the community.
Stimulate and promote valuable work experiences beneficial to the student, university and the community.
Code of Conduct
The staff of Cumberland University Student Financial Aid Office is committed to the highest standards of professional conduct. As financial aid professionals, we follow the code of conduct established by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA). We invite you to contact us if you have any questions.