Contacts and Resources for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office

Telephone:
For assistance with financial aid questions, contact the Empire State College Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.

Fax: 518-581-2782

E-mail: financialaid@esc.edu

Mailing Address:
Empire State College
111 West Ave
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866


Office of the Registrar (enrollment verification for student loan deferments)

Students who wish to defer their student loan payments while they are enrolled at Empire State College need to complete an in-school deferment request form and submit it to the Office of the Registrar. The form can be faxed to the registrar at 518-580-0105. The form is available from the forms menu on MyESC. You can contact the Empire State College Student Information Center at 518 587-2100 or 800 847-3000 with any questions.


Federal Student Aid

Federal Student Information Center 800-4-FED-AID
Federal Student Information Center calls from outside the United States 1-319-337-5665
  • helps students complete the entire Free Application for Federal Student Aid
  • helps students correct a student aid report (SAR)
  • explains student eligibility requirements, general program requirements and the process of determining federal student financial aid awards
  • answers all general inquiries regarding federal student aid
  • checks processing status of applications or student aid report corrections
  • handles requests for duplicate student aid reports
  • changes the college listed on your student aid report
  • assists students with ascertaining which lender or agency holds their student loan.

Federal Student Loans

National Student Loan Database: central database for federal aid.

Direct Loan Service Center

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Loan Division

Status check 888-697-4372
Bankruptcy 888-697-4372
Defaulted student loans 800-666-0991
Loan default prevention 888-215-0196
Renewed eligibility for financial aid (for students in default) 800-666-0991
HESC TDD - all inquiries 800-445-5234



Student Loan Service Center (Perkins Loans): 518-525-2626


New York State Grants and Scholarships

New York State Higher Education Services Corporation Loan Division

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) 888-697-4372
Veterans' tuition awards 888-697-4372
Vietnam/Persian Gulf/Afghanistan veterans' tuition awards 888-697-4372
HESC TDD - all inquiries 800-445-5234

Special Programs

Aid to Native American Indians 202-208-6123
NYS aid for Native Americans 518-474-0537
NYS Regents Professional Opportunity Scholarship 518-486-1319
NYS World Trade Center Memorial Scholarship 888-697-4372

Other Telephone Numbers

Internal Revenue Services 800-829-1040
National and Community Service (Americorps) 800-942-2677
Selective Service 888-655-1825
Department of Veterans Affairs 888-442-4551

Forms

Policies

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Student Financial Services home

Contact us

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.