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Office of Financial Aid

The 2017-2018 FAFSA is Now Available!

In an effort to simplify the financial aid application process, the Department of Education will make the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available on Oct. 1, 2016.  Renew your FAFSA for the upcoming year at

Applicants will use tax information from income earned two years earlier, instead of last year's income. The change eliminates the guesswork of estimating your tax information when you complete your FAFSA prior to completing your taxes. 

The IRS Data Retrieval Tool, which eliminates the need for you to have your tax documents on hand by electronically transferring your tax return information from the IRS to your FAFSA, will also be available to most applicants. 

Applying For 2017-2018 Financial Aid at SUNY (video)

Register Now for SUNY Financial Aid Day!
Saturday, November 12, 2016
Two sessions available!



Information is subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations. Students must complete a FAFSA every year. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to continue to receive financial aid.

Last updated: October 25, 2016 4:55 pm EST


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