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Winter Financial Aid

Winter Session Financial Aid is Very Limited

Financial Aid is expected to be even more limited for Winter 2012/2013 than in previous winter sessions.

At the moment, the following is how Winter 2012/2013 financial aid is expected to work for all CUNY campuses:

>>>  Pell grant is still the only possible aid program for students that considers their Winter registration. Students must meet all the standard Pell eligibility criteria PLUS additional criteria for Winter.

>>> Winter session enrollment is considered part of a student's Spring Pell award, with some restrictions. 

  • Pell grants will only include Winter registration for students who are registered and stay enrolled at an eligible Pell status at the same CUNY college for BOTH Winter and Regular Spring, and who have Pell remaining
  • there will be no increase in a student's Pell Grant to reflect Winter registration if the student is already full time for regular Spring - full time students are already receiving the maximum Pell payment for Spring.

>>> For eligible students, Spring Pell

  • will be automatically calculated including Winter registration as part of the Spring Pell grant when it is appropriate 
  • will not have a separate Winter payment --- payment will be made as part of the regular Spring semester during the regular Spring semester.



 Office Information

Phone: 718-997-5100
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



  • Fall 2014- Important Dates & Deadlines 
    September 17th is theLast day to declare a major for TAP/APTS eligibility Fall 2014 

    October 10th is the last day to apply for a Title IV waiver for fall 14
  • December 18th is the last day to apply for Fall 14 only 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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