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Federal Work-Study (FWS)

Applying for Work-Study

Students who are interested in applying for Federal Work-Study (FWS) for Fall 2019-Spring 2020 can do so by completing a 2019-2020 FAFSA now and checking "yes" to the question: Are you interested in work study? File early; funds are limited.

Any student awarded work-study in the 2019-2020 academic year and interested in working must accept the award on CUNYfirst. Log on to CUNYfirst, select HR/Campus Solutions followed by Student Center, scroll down and click on Finances. Click "Accept/Decline Awards" under the Financial Aid line. Select Aid Year to view (2020) for Queens College, make sure you accept the award, and SUBMIT.

***Only students who accept the work-study award will receive information concerning placement in July. We will send out email instructions in June.***


Students who were awarded Federal Work-Study for the 2019-2020 academic year and wish to work during the summer can apply for a community service job. Click on the Off-Campus Work-Study button below for further information. ​​

For placement instructions click here​

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Click on the On-Campus Work-Study button below to print the required documents. Please complete and bring them with you to placement, with proof of citizenship (see form I-9).
    

 Eligible Students

To accept the award, you must:

  • be a matriculated student in a degree program at Queens College, and enrolled at least half-time (6 credits)
  • be in good standing and making satisfactory progress toward a degree, based on guidelines for Federal Title IV aid
  • not be in default of a Federal Perkins Loan or Direct Loan
  • not owe a refund of a Federal Pell Grant or Federal SEOG or other federal aid
  • meet other eligibility requirements (e.g., citizenship status, etc.)

WHEN YOU COME FOR PLACEMENT, YOU MUST FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS AND BRING THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS WITH YOU.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Office Information

 

 
Location:  Virtual
 
(Make sure to include your CUNYfirst id # when sending an email)  ​

 
The QC Hub/Office of Financial Aid Services uses email and LiveChat as our official methods 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 QChub@qc.cuny.edu being sent to spam folders.​

 

 
Office Hours:

 
​Monday-Thursday​​​ ​Virtual​
​9am-6pm
​Friday ​Virtual ​9am-2pm
 
 

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


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  • ​​Spring 2020 - Important Dates & Deadlines​
    • The last day to apply for a direct loan for academic year 2019-2020 will be Friday, May1, 2020. 
    • The last day to submit your verification for Fall 2019 only will be Monday, April 6, 2020.
    • The last day to complete the Supplement form for APTS was Monday, March 2, 2020.
    • The last day to add courses is Sunday, February 2, 2020. Your registration as of February 2nd will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, loans and work-study).​​​
    • The Excelsior Scholarship application is available from Tueday, December 17, 2020 til Thursday, January 30, 2020.  If you first received the award in the Fall Term of the current academic year, no additional action is needed for the Spring Term.  
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  • Fall 2019 - Important Dates & Deadlines
    • The last day to apply for a Fall '19 only loan is Friday, December 6, 2019.
    • The last day to apply for APTS (Aid for Part-time Studies) is Monday, September 30, 2019.  You must have submitted your TAP application for 2019-2020 and fill out the supplement form on your Student Service Center in CUNYfirst.
    • September 16, 2019 is the last day to declare a major for TAP/APTS eligibility for Fall 2019.
    • The last day to add courses was September 2, 2019. Your registration as of September 2nd will be used to determine your financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, loans and work-study).​
    • For information and how to apply for the Senator Jose Peralta NYS Dream Act - please click here​
    • The Excelsior Scholarship - the application deadline was Thursday, August 15, 2019

 

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     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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