Students who plan to attend C-GCC in the Fall of 2017 need to apply for financial aid no later than May 1, 2017. Spring 2018 semester applicants need to apply for financial aid no later than November 14, 2017. Priority consideration for campus based funds will be given to those who have met the deadlines as indicated above.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Renewal FAFSA. This application can be filed on the internet at: www.fafsa.ed.gov.
New York State Express TAP Application can be accessed on the Internet ONLY when you file your FAFSA via “FAFSA On The Web”. If you file a paper FAFSA, NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) will mail a paper TAP Application approximately 4 weeks after filing a FAFSA.
Please note that students who wish to use financial aid to cover their tuition bill for a semester need to have their financial aid results prior to the tuition bill due date for that semester. Tuition bills are typically due one month prior to the start of a semester.
Students should also be aware that the federal and state aid applications must be filed and all required documentation must be submitted by the last day of their enrollment in order to receive financial aid for that award period.