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For your convenience, many of the things you need to do and learn related to your aid can be done on the web. If you choose to use the secure systems included in the list below, be sure to safeguard your access codes to them. If you use a public computer, be sure to take appropriate additional precautions (for example, clear the cache and close the browser window).

These sites are for the basics; ask us if you have any questions.

1) To apply for financial aid on the web, you need to get a Federal Financial Aid PIN, file the FAFSA on the web, and file the TAP on the web. See application filing details on our
APPLY page.

) Check Your Application Status and aid applied to your bill on the several sites we list on our STATUS page. While you won't see everything on these sites, they will help.

3) After you've applied, we tell you that you need to complete another form? We have some of the forms you might need for download on our
FORMS page.

4) See our pages for Perkins Loan, Direct Loan, and Federal Work Study for specific additional requirements, websites, and forms related to each of these programs.

5) Register for Selective Service at You can also make this request on the FAFSA application.

6) Check details on student loans and Pell Grants already received from all colleges at, using the same PIN you used to file the FAFSA.

7) Check status and balances on all Perkins Loans received at QC
at; make payments, download deferment forms, change your address for Perkins Loan billing records. Use the PIN issued by ECSI.

8) Change the address QC has for you on CUNYfirst. THIS WILL NOT CHANGE THE ADDRESS on your financial aid file; you will have to do this with us separately.

9) If you have not already done so, please go to, obtain a Portal Username and Password. Login to the Portal. On your MYPAGE you should see DegreeWorks and FACTS and eFAP.single-signon selection. If the correct college's information is not made available to you, go to your Portal Profile option on the bottom of the left side panel. Select Modify Profile. From your Primary Affiliation, select the college that you WILL be attending. Modify the Profile and go back.

9) Look for scholarships and other aid on the web, using information on our website at scholarships and other resources page.

Learn about New York State's 529 College Savings Program--NY Saves--at

11) Don't forget to look at our Consumer Alerts pages for many helpful tips and links.

12) Review information on the CUNY Financial Aid web pages.


 Office Information


Effective Monday, April 16th, the Office of Financial Aid Services will be relocating to the Registrar's Office located on the first floor of Jefferson Hall.

Office Hours:
Mondays - Thursdays: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fridays: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location:  flirst floor of Jefferson Hall
Phone: 718-997-5102
Fax: 718-997-5122 

The Office of Financial Aid Services uses email as our official method of communication.  In order to assure that you receive all communications related to your application, please make sure the e-mail address that you provided on your application is correct.  Please add Queens College to your address book to avoid e-mails from being sent to spam folders.

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

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  • NEWS
  • 2018-2019 - Important Dates & Deadlines
    • ​​Students who need to submit additional documentation for their 2018-2019 financial aid, we will begin to accept documentation starting Monday, April 23rd.
    • The Excelsior Scholarship application for 2018-2019 is available from 9:00 am, March 26, 2018 til 11:59 pm, July 23, 2018.

  • Spring 2018 - Important Dates & Deadlines
    • The Excelsior Scholarship application for the Spring 2018 semester was December 4th, 2017​.  If you first received the award in the fall term of the current academic year, no additional action is needed for the spring term.  
    • The last day to add courses was February 2, 2018. Your registration as of February 2nd will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, loans and work-study).
    • February 16, 2018, was the last day to declare a major for TAP/APTS eligibility for Spring 2018.
    • March 2, 2018, is the last day to apply for APTS.
    • May 4, 2018is the last day to apply for a direct loan.
  • Fall 2017 - Important Dates & Deadlines
    • Th​e last day to add courses is August 31, 2017Your registration as of August 31st will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, l​o​ans, and work-study).
    • September 14thwas the Last day to declare a major for TAP/APTS eligibility for Fall 2017.
    • September 29th, was the last day to apply for APTS.
    • December 8th, was the last day to apply for a Fall only loan.




 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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