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Transferring Students

If you are transferring to Herkimer College after applying for financial aid at another institution, you should follow the steps below.

Add our school code to your FAFSA

  • Log on to http://www.fafsa.gov
  • You will need your FSA ID to access your FAFSA, if you do not have one or forgot your FSA ID you can retrieve it or create it here
  • Select “Make Corrections” 
  • Add Herkimer College to your FAFSA (Federal School Code-004788)

Add our school code to your TAP application (NYS residents only)

  • Access http://www.hesc.ny.gov
  • Under Students, Families, Borrowers & Counselors, select “New York Residents”
  • Select “Manage My Account”
  • Select “View TAP Status”
  • Log on with your HESC User ID and PIN (this is not the same as your FAFSA pin)
  • Select “continue”
  • Select the “Academic Year”
  • On the “View TAP Status” page, select “Review/Update Your TAP Information”
  • Select “Modify Your Answer” for the terms that you would like to change
  • Add Herkimer County Community College to your TAP application (School Code-2254)

IMPORTANT: Contact Herkimer College’s Financial Aid Office within 10 business days to ensure they received your FAFSA and TAP applications. Our phone number is 315-574-4035 or request information online.