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Office of Financial Aid


  • ​​The new 2018-19 Excelsior Scholarship application begins on Monday, March 26th at 9:00AM. Current recipients should not complete this applications. Learn more>>

    The City College priority deadline for filing a FAFSA is March 15 each year*. Early FAFSA filers are more likely to receive the earliest Federal Work-Study and Federal SEOG grant.

  • Due to scheduled maintenance, CUNYfirst will be down beginning 11 pm February 21, 2018 through 7 pm Sunday, February 25, 2018. As a result, there will be limited Financial Aid Services available during this time period.

  • The deadline to  submit a SAP appeal, for Spring 2018, is February 27, 2018. Learn more>> 

  • The deadline to declare a major/minor/concentration for Spring 2018 semester is February 16, 2018, please contact the Office of Registrar for details. 

  • The Spring 2018 Federal Work-Study Placement & Eligibility Screening will being on February 05, 2018 at the Office of Financial Aid A-104 Learn more>>.

  • Loan application must be submited online and allow 3-4 weeks for processing.  Applications submitted during registration may take up to 6 weeks to be processed.

  • First time Federal Direct Loan borrowers at CCNY must complete the Entrance Counseling session and sign the Master Promissory Note (MPN) online at .

  • The New 2018-2019 FAFSA is available! Students can complete the application with 2016 tax info. or using IRS Data Retrieval Tool Learn more>>.

  • New Guideline Starting With The 2017-18 FAFSA To Use "Prior-Prior Year" (2015) Income Information.

  • NYC Council Merit Scholarship amounts are subject to change and contingent upon funding for each academic year.

  • Monitor Your Degree Progress - DEGREE WORKSTM (an online advisement and tracking system) Learn more>>.

  • Students are urged to use Citymail email account, CUNYfirst and CUNYfirst MyInfo mobile app.