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Financial Aid Process

Financial aid timetable and checklist

October 2018

  • Complete and submit the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov using the IRS data retrieval transferring prior prior information. Use Fredonia Federal school code 002844.

  • Complete the TAP application available online by NYSHESC and submit it to NYSHESC for processing. Use Fredonia TAP undergraduate school code 0915.
  • Keep copies of all tax returns and aid applications

December 2018 - August 2019

  • Receive Financial Aid Award Letter listing estimated aid eligibility
  • If selected for Verification, respond immediately and return all requested documentation to the Financial Aid Office.
  • Apply for NYS Excelsior scholarship (if applicable)
  • Apply for private scholarships directly with appropriate organizations. Check the fastWEB scholarship search and/or HESC scholarship link

May 1, 2019

  • Admissions deposit deadline for new first-year students.

June 1, 2019

  • Admissions deposit deadline for new transfer students.

June - August 2019

  • First-time Stafford Loan borrowers at Fredonia must complete an electronic Master Promissory Note.
  • Receive Registration/Billing eBill from the Student Accounts Office listing college charges and allowable deferments.
  • If you will need to secure additional alternative financing options to pay for your college expenses (tuition, fees, room, food, books, etc.), begin the process now by applying for either a Federal Direct Parent Loan (PLUS) or a Private Loan.  Be sure to apply for your anticipated period of enrollment.

October 2019

  • Complete and submit the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov using the IRS data retrieval transferring prior prior information. Use Fredonia Federal school code 002844.
  • Complete and submit the 2020-21 TAP application.

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