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Office of Financial Aid

We help students and families navigate federal and state financial aid at every stage of the process, from application to graduation. We also provide counseling on budgeting, study abroad, and available aid programs.

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Recent News and Information

NEW! Online Scholarship Application is Now Open

Attention CURRENT students - Our new online scholarship awarding system called Academic Works allows current student to view and apply for over 120 Geneseo scholarships in one location. Complete your application now! 

The deadline to apply for 2020-21 scholarships has been extended to MARCH 8, 2020. 

2020–21 FAFSA and TAP Applications

Apply now for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) applications for the 2020–21 academic year. Be sure to complete your applications by February 1, 2020. You may also download the myStudentAid app for iOS and Android.

Spring Excelsior Application Now Available

Will you be a NEW Excelsior recipient in the spring 2020 semester? If so, complete the application with New York State Higher Education Services Corporation by January 30, 2020. (Students who have already applied and are receiving the award do NOT need to re-apply.)

New York State Dream Act

The NYS Dream Act gives undocumented and other students access to NYS administered grants and scholarships. For more information or to apply, go to NYS Higher Education Services Corporation.

Check Email and KnightWeb

Our office communicates with students primarily via email and KnightWeb. Students should check both periodically throughout the semester to stay on top of any missing requirements, requests for additional information, and updates to financial aid awards.

Consumer Information and Student Right to Know

Find out important information about SUNY Geneseo, including campus-wide policies and procedures. 

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Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid

104 Erwin Hall
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY, 14454

Phone: 585-245-5731
Fax: 585-245-5717


Office Hours

While classes are in session:


8 a.m.–4:15 p.m.

When classes are not in session (summer, winter, and spring breaks):


8 a.m.–4 p.m.