Appeals

  • Special Condition/Professional Judgment: Have you recently become unemployed? Is your income from last year unrepresentative of your current financial situation? Find out about financial circumstances that allow the financial aid office to reconsider your eligibility. Link to a special condition form. Complete the form online and  submit it electronically to the financial aid office.
  • Dependency Review: Link to information and print an application for review of your federal dependency status.Financial Aid
  • Mitigating Circumstance: Occasionally, students do not meet the good academic standards for reasons beyond their control, such as serious family problems or extended illness.
  • Unusual Enrollment History Appeal: If review of your unusual enrollment history, as determined by the federal processor, has resulted in your ineligibility for federal financial aid, you may review the policy and follow the procedure for appeal.

Contact Us

financialaid@esc.edu

Fax: 518-580-4863

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
111 West Ave.
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 Associate: 0916

Undergraduate Bachelor's: 0913

Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)

Announcements 

If you are attending the spring 2020 term, you must have all financial aid applications, additional financial aid requirements/documents and appeals submitted and any student loans accepted by the deadline of December 6, 2019 in order ensure the processing of your aid eligibility by the spring payment deadline.

Students planning attending summer 2019, fall 2019 or spring 2020 must apply for aid by submitting the 2019-2020 FAFSA.

For students planning to enroll beginning in May 2020 or thereafter, the 2020-2021 FAFSA application is now available beginning October 1!

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF files on this site. If Acrobat Reader is not installed on your computer, you can download it for free from Adobe's site. If you are still unable to view the file, please contact us at financialaid@esc.edu or call 800-847-3000.

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