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Applying for the TEACH Grant at Queens College

Step One

If you meet the requirements outlined on the previous page, the process begins with completing the FAFSA application. Students interested in the TEACH Grant at Queens College should file the 2014-2015 FAFSA immediately--and resolve all edits and documentation requirements with Financial Aid as soon as possible. File your FAFSA at

Step Two

Information about the TEACH Grant, as well as the Entrance Counseling and Agreement to Serve forms that you must complete, can be found on the federal website at If you are interested in applying for the TEACH Grant, complete these web-based processes now.

For more information on a student's general award eligibility as well as other program regulations, go to

Please review all requirements and the timetable for completing them. Pay particular attention to the service requirements and service documentation requirements, as well as to the conditions under which this grant could become an expensive loan. NOTE: Once the grant becomes a loan, it CANNOT be changed back to a grant.

Step Three

If you are still interested in the TEACH Grant after finishing the first two steps, please visit Financial Aid, located in Jefferson Hall, Room 202, to speak with a representative.


 Office Information

Phone: 718-997-5102
Fax: 718-997-5122 

Assistance with the aid process is available in the One Stop Service Center in the Dining Hall. For more on the One Stop, visit

College Codes
FAFSA College Code - 002690
TAP College Code - 1416

ECSI College Code - F5

  • NEWS
    Important Information about CUNYfirst - The University has planned a system outage due to implementation and maintenance.  During the following dates all users will not have access to the system...
    5pm on Wednesday March 25th to 8am on Monday March 30th, 2015


  • URGENT - The Spring 2015 semester starts on January 28th.  The ADD period is over February 3rd.  Your registration as of February 3rd will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester.  Class additions made to your schedule after February 3rd WILL NOT increase your financial aid eligibility (grants, loans, work).


  • Spring 2015- Important Dates & Deadlines 
    February 17th is theLast day to declare a major for TAP/APTS eligibility Spring 2015

  • April 30th is the last day to apply for academic year 2014-15 Direct Loan
  • *NEW* - Preview our new Financial Aid TV videos HERE for detailed information about Federal and NY State aid.  While we work to integrate these into our site, please see the rest of our site for Queens College specific deadlines, forms and processes. Download or update the QC Mobil app for a simpler Financial Aid TV mobil experience.



 Applying for Financial Aid


 Useful Telephone Numbers


FAFSA Application Status 1-800-433-3243

FAFSA Technical Assistance 1-800-433-3243
NYS TAP Processing/Status 1-888-697-4372
Direct Loan Inquiries 1-800-848-0979
Selective Service 1-847-688-6888
Internal Revenue Service 1-800-829-1040
TuitionPay Payment Plan 1-800-635-0120



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