May graduates must complete Student Loan Exit Counseling!!
Student's planning to graduate in May who borrowed federal loans to pay for their college expenses must complete their student loan Exit Counseling. The Financial Aid Office will be holding an Exit Session on:
Thursday, April 21st 12:30 in RMCC 288 (mini theater)
Please bring a pen and name, address and phone number of 2 references to complete your counseling.
It's time to file your 2016-2017 FAFSA application!!
File early and avoid delays! Get the maximum aid! Go to: www.fafsa.gov
Remember to select the link on the FAFSA confirmation page to complete your NYS TAP application!!
Summer Financial Aid
Financial Aid for the summer session is only available for eligible Herkimer College students that are matriculated prior to the Summer 2016 semester, and are in good academic standing. To be matriculated the student must be pursuing a degree from Herkimer College. Eligibility for summer aid is explained below. To be considered for any federal financial aid for the summer session, students must complete a Summer 2016 Financial Aid Application and have a completely processed 2015-2016 FAFSA in our Financial Aid Office by June 30, 2016.
Direct Loans can be awarded to students who have not used all of their loan eligibility during the 2015-2016 academic year, and are enrolled for at least 6 credit hours during the summer session.
Pell Grants are available to students that were part time or attended college for only one of the academic semesters during the 2015-2016 academic year.
New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) is available to students attending at least 6 credit hours that have earned at least 12 credit hours in each of the previous 2 semesters at Herkimer College. Students must file the 2016-2017 FAFSA and TAP applications to be considered for this award.
New York will pay your student loan bill for two years!!!
Select the link below for details on this new loan program designed to assist students paying back their student loans. Eligible students will have New York State pay on their student loans for 2 years.
Now you can improve your financial literacy with online courses through the SUNY Smart Track Financial Literacy Website. You can learn about budgeting, identity theft and personal money management. Set up an account and get started today!!