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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 2020-Spring 2021 can do so by completing a 2020-2021 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 2020-2021 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 (2021) 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.***


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-5:00pm*
​Friday ​Virtual ​9am-1:00pm
​Saturday ​Virtual ​Closed
​Sunday ​Virtual ​​Closed
 

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


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  • Spring 2021 - Important Dates & Deadlines
    • The Excelsior Scholarship application is available from Wendesday, December 30, 2020 til Thursday, February 11, 2021.  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 Thursday, February 4, 2021. Your registration as of February 4th will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, loans and work-study).
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    • The last day to apply for a Fall ONLY loan is Friday, December 11, 2020.
    • The last day to declare your major for Financial Aid purposes was Tuesday, September 1, 2020.
    • ​T​he Excelsior Scholarship application was available from Monday, July 20, 2020 through Monday, August 31, 2020.  
    • For information and how to apply for the Senator Jose Peralta NYS Dream Act - please click here​.
    • The last day ​to add courses was Tuesday, September 1, 2020. Your registration as of September 1 will be used to determine your maximum financial aid eligibility for the semester (grants, loans and work-study).
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FAFSA Application Status 1-800-433-3243


FAFSA Technical Assistance 1-800-433-3243
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Selective Service 1-847-688-6888
Internal Revenue Service 1-800-829-1040
TuitionPay Payment Plan 1-800-635-0120

 

 

 
 
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