Office of Financial Aid

From application to graduation, we are here to help students and families navigate federal & state financial aid processes, in addition to providing counseling on budgeting, study abroad, and available aid programs.

The 2018-19 FAFSA & NYS TAP Applications are Now Available!

It's not too late to apply for 2017-18, if you haven't already!

FAFSA: 002845 TAP: 0920 (SUC Geneseo)

2018-19 Dates & Events

Recommended 2018-19 FAFSA Filing Dates: 

Fall 2018 Early Decision Admitted Students       November 15, 2017 (Mailed notifications planned for mid-December 2017)

Fall 2018 Regular Decision Admitted Students   February 1, 2018 (Mailed notifications planned for early March 2018)

Returning Students & All Graduate Students      February 1, 2018 (Email notifications planned for mid/late March 2018)

Understanding Your Financial Aid Awards 2018-2019

Check your financial aid status via KnightWeb

Look for outstanding financial aid requirements: 

Look for the "My Eligibility" box under the Financial Aid section. Select "Student Requirements" to check for missing documentation. Most items will include a link, if you need to complete a form or go to another website. 

If borrowing loans, did you accept them? 

To view/accept your federal student loans, go to "My Award Information" and select "Award By Aid Year." Once you select "2017-18" and submit, another row of options appears below the main tabs. Select "Accept Award Offers" to review and accept any aid that is in "Offered" status (Loans and/or Work-Study). 

Don't worry about any estimated grants right now... we know you want those! Estimates change to Actual awards as we confirm eligibility and receive information from outside agencies. 

Have you completed your loan requirements? 

Student loans will show as a credit, but will not actually pay to your account until loan documents are completed: 

For Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loans, the student borrower must complete Entrance Counseling and the Loan Agreement/Master Promissory Note.

Do you need additional funds for the bill? 

Parent PLUS Loan Application: Apply as Parent Borrower. If credit-approved, please complete a Loan Agreement/Master Promissory Note on the same site. 

Alternative/Private Student Loans: Borrowers may review and apply through any lender/bank of their choosing. We've supplied a historical list of lenders/banks that our students have used.


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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 class is in session:
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:15pm
When classes are not in session (summer, winter, and spring breaks):
Monday - Friday: 8am - 4:00pm.

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