2018-19 Free Applications for FAFSA and TAP
The financial aid filing season opens on October 1, 2018 for students planning to attend college next fall. New York State students can now file the FAFSA and New York State TAP applications to receive free and low-cost financial aid to help cover their college costs.
7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out FAFSA Form
Read this article from the U.S. Department of Education's blog about the seven tips you will need before filling out the FAFSA form. FAFSA article.
3 Types of Deadlines You Should Pay Attention to
Get Help Completing the FAFSA
HESC offers students and their families with assistance in completing the FAFSA. Simply register for one-on-one assistance at HESC's dedicated FAFSA website, StartHereGetThere.org. You can also refer families to HESC's online chat or to our dedicated toll free line, 800-808-1790, to speak with a HESC representative weekdays between 9am-4pm.