Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

The Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is a grant for matriculated undergraduate students who are New York state residents attending full time in the fall and/or spring.

  • TAP application: Students can complete the express TAP application online at the end of the FAFSA form. Students who did not complete the online ETA with the FAFSA may complete the ETA directly on the HESC website. Students who meet certain demographic criteria will not need to complete the ETA. The corporation will notify you if you are not required to submit the ETA. The TAP school code is 0913 for undergraduates and 5680 for graduate students.
  • Manage your TAP account: Make changes to your address and school code.
  • Summer TAP has special requirements: If you are eligible for and intend to use TAP for the Empire State College summer May term, you will need to meet all of the following criteria:
    1. You must have earned a combination of at least 24 college credits at Empire State College during the preceding fall September term and the spring January term.
    2. You must have attended full time for the spring January term.
    3. You must be in good academic standing with the college.
    4. You must meet all other eligibility for being awarded TAP.

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financialaid@esc.edu

Fax: 518-581-2782

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
111 West Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Questions? Contact the student information center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.

FAFSA Info

Code: 010286
Name: SUC Empire State College

TAP Codes

Undergraduate: 0913
Graduate: 5680

Announcements

Aid for Part-Time Study funding has become available again for the 2014 spring term, which falls within the 2013-2014 academic year. You must apply for APTS for 2013-2014 in order to receive a 2014 spring award.

The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for 2014-2015 is April 1, 2014.