Federal Financial Aid Online
The rest of this page will guide you through applying for financial aid online. It is easier, faster, and more accurate.
Apply for a FSA ID.
FSA ID Information
Fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or
. Applying on-line is faster and easier than
filing the paper form! Don't forget to sign your FAFSA with your FSA!
After completing the FAFSA, as residents of New York State, you will then be linked to the
-on-the-web application for New York State Aid. The TAP application will be pre-filled with information
from your FAFSA. Complete this application to be considered for NYS financial aid. This financial aid
amount will only awarded if you attend a college or university in New York State.
You will receive your Student Aid Report, or SAR
, within about 5 days via email. If you did
not submit an email address you will receive a paper copy within about 2 weeks of filing your FAFSA on-line.
You can check the status of your SAR at any time by returning to the FAFSA link above.
When you receive your SAR, make sure you double check your information. Compare the figures
with your tax returns and make any necessary corrections.