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Funding Your College Education: A Guide to Financial Aid

CUNYfirst-Financial Aid Brochure: View 

Paying for College: A Audio-Video Presentation



FAFSA on the WEB
File a Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Get an IRS Tax Transcript

Student Aid on the Web
The U.S. Department of education website for choosing a college, funding an education etc.

Federal Direct Loans
Information about the Federal Direct Loan Program

Direct Loan Servicing Online
Students with Direct Loan debt can make loan payments, manage their accounts and apply for deferments etc.

Federal Student Loans

National Student Loan Data System
Students can access their federal grant and student loan history.

Create an FSA ID
The FSA ID replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN on May 10, 2015. An FSA ID is required for many federal government websites including filing a FAFSA on the Web, gaining access to student loan history and making electronic Federal Direct Loan payments.


New State Higher Education Services Corporation
Information on New York State grants and scholarships.


Learn how much financial aid you may qualify at CCNY.
A HESC state-specific personalized planner in regards to college financing.  


National Student Clearinghouse
The National Student Clearinghouse offers services to assist students to track their student loans and obtain verification of their in-school status.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Created as a separate bureau by the Homeland Security Act of 2002, USCIS allows the Department of Homeland
Security (DHS) to improve the administration of benefits and immigration services for applicants by exclusively
focusing on immigration and citizenship services.

Selective Service
Register online, request a replacement card, confirm registration.

Social Security Administration
Request a replacement card, benefits information.

Financial Aid Staff - Code of Conduct

Claim your CUNYfirst and Citymail email accounts


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How to Enroll in a Payment Plan

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How to View Your To Do List in CUNYfirst

How to View Your Pending Aid in CUNYfirst

How to View your Financial Aid Awards in CUNYfirst

How to View Your Financial Aid Refund in CUNYfirst

How to Enroll in Direct Deposit in CUNYfirst

How to Complete the Supplement Form in CUNYfirst

How to Complete the Master Promissory Note MPN

How to Complete the Direct Loan Entrance Counseling

How to Complete the Direct Loan Form on CunyFirst

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