Applying for Financial Aid

The application process can be lengthy and some funding is limited, so apply early. You can apply even if you are not yet admitted to the college, and you should apply even if you do not think you qualify.

Applying for Federal & State Aid

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Transferring Financial Aid
If you have already completed a FAFSA for the current year, you do not have to complete a new FAFSA if you are transferring during the same academic year. You do, however, have a few important tasks to complete.
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Loans & Scholarships
Not every student will qualify federal or state aid, or be eligible for enough aid to meet their educational costs. Students who need additional funds to meet their financial need may apply for a loan or scholarship.
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Federal Work-Study Program
The Federal Work-Study program is a “need based” form of financial aid that may be utilized by students to pay for some of their educational expenses by working part time, on or off campus.
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There are many different programs available to assist families in meeting the cost of higher education.
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Financial Aid Answers 24/7
With Financial Aid TV, students and parents can find answers to general questions without waiting in line at the Financial Aid Office.
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We have listed an FAQ and glossary of the most common questions and terms used in financial aid. We encourage you to use this resource!

Get in Touch

Mastrangelo Financial Aid Center
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 110

FAFSA School Code: 002868
NYS TAP Code: 2080

Fax: (518) 629-7479

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer 2023 Hours (May 22 - July 28): Monday – Thursday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, Closed