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Financial Aid

Direct Deposit Information

Never wait for a financial aid check again!

Why wait for the mail? Have all your financial aid checks deposited directly into your checking or savings account*.

You can sign up for direct deposit and have all your financial aid checks electronically deposited into your account. Eligible programs include Federal Pell grant, Federal SEOG, SEEK, CUSTA, Federal Perkins Loan, Ford Federal Direct Loan, Peter Vallone Scholarship and Federal Work Study.

What you need to do...

  1. Complete sections A and B on the Direct Deposit Authorization form. to print Download the forms.

  2. For checking accounts: Attach one of your checks, (with "VOID" written on the front)

  3. For savings accounts: Have your bank complete Section C.

  4. Submit the form to the Bursar, Administration Bldg., Room A-103

Note: Direct Deposit requests must be submitted at least seven (7) business days before the check date on which you want this service to begin. Direct Deposit will then continue until you decide to cancel it, you close the designated bank account, or you are no longer scheduled to receive financial aid checks from City College.

The Bursar will send you a deposit confirmation on the Friday before each deposit is made.

To cancel your direct deposit: Use the Authorization For Cancellation form.

For more information contact the City College Bursar's Office at (212) 650-8705.

* NEW!! If you do not have a checking or savings account you can sign up for a "CUNY Scholar Support Card". This is a student debit card issued by Citibank.