Financial Aid Night, Nov 26th

Financial Aid Night is next Thursday November 26th at 5:30 at Cleary Law Firm, 1 Liberty Plaza in downtown Manhattan. It is very important that all students and parents plan to attend this meeting. We will provide you time to complete your FAFSA and TAP. We will also provide a light dinner. Please be prompt at 5:30 so we can start on-time.

(See below for a list of things you would need to successfully complete the FAFSA)

Both you and a parent need Federal Student Aid Identification Numbers (FSA IDs) to complete and electronically sign your FAFSA and other federal student aid documents

  • Get your FSA ID at fsaid.ed.gov
  • My FSA ID is: _____________________
  • A FAFSA Worksheet, if you have completed one
  • Student’s social security number – Parent should be present at meeting ideally.
  • Parents’ social security numbers – bring the card to ensure number is correct
  • Parents’ date of birth
  • Student’s driver’s license number, if student has one
  • Student’s Permanent Alien Registration Number, if not a U.S. citizen
  • Copy of student’s 2017 Federal Income Tax Return
  • Copy of parents’ 2017 Federal Income Tax Return
  • Records of student’s untaxed income from these sources:
    • Child support received for any of the student’s children; do not include foster care
    • Tax exempt Interest income
    • Veterans’ non-education benefits (disability, death pension, etc.)
    • Money received by or paid on the student’s behalf (e.g., bills) not elsewhere on form
  • Records of parents’ untaxed income from these sources:
  • Child support received for all children. Do not include foster care
  • Tax exempt Interest income
  • Veterans’ non-education benefits (disability, death pension, etc.)
  • Untaxed portions of pensions; exclude rollovers
  • Untaxed payments to tax deferred pensions and retirement savings plans (on W-2)
  • Untaxed portion of IRA distributions; exclude rollovers
  • Untaxed portion of IRA deductions
  • Housing, food and other living allowances pd. to members of the military clergy & others
  • Other untaxed income, such as workers’ compensation & disability (not untaxed SS benefits)
  • FSA IDs – one for the student and one for a parent
  • Email address – required to reset your FSA ID should you forget it