- Amy Thompson from St. Joseph's University is hosting Financial Aid webinars open to the public and geared
chiefly toward current seniors (or possibly juniors).
The registration link for the events may be found here:
NACAC College Fairs
SUNY Virtual College Fair
Other Online Resources
Students and parents may visit multiple campuses using these links:
Financial Aid Seminars
- HESC is holding Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshops. These events are free and open to any senior planning to attend college in the fall. Registration is required and is now open at StartHereGetThere.ny.gov/events.
Financial aid professionals will be available to provide private, one-on-one assistance in completing the FAFSA and NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) applications.
Upcoming Financial Aid Presentations and Workshops
Are you looking for ways to make financial aid less intimidating for your students? HESC can help! We have a range of presentations and workshops to help students get up to speed on the available aid options and help them complete their financial aid applications.
“What Juniors Need to Know about Financial Aid for College”
- Tuesday, April 11th
- Tuesday, April 18th
- Wednesday, April 19th – in Spanish
- Thursday, April 20th
- Wednesday, April 26th
- Thursday, April 27th
- Tuesday, May 2nd
- Thursday, May 4th
- Tuesday, May 9th
Virtual Drop-In Lounge Sessions
Your seniors are encouraged to visit our Drop-in Lounge if they have questions about financial aid for college, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or the NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP). Students can connect with HESC to get answers to their questions on applying for financial aid, the types of aid you may qualify for, how to get started completing applications, and more.
- Wednesday, April 12th
- Monday, April 17th
- Wednesday, April 19th
- Monday, April 24th
- Wednesday, April 26th
- Monday, May 1st
- Wednesday, May 3rd
- Monday, May 8th
FAFSA & TAP Application Completion Workshops
If your school would like HESC to host a FAFSA & TAP completion event for your students, please request a workshop at firstname.lastname@example.org
A workshop hosted by HESC financial aid experts can provide guidance and support to help your students complete the FAFSA with confidence.
Comparing College Award Letters – Finding the Best Fit for You and Your Budget
Tuesday, April 25th – 6:00 pm
With award letters from multiple colleges, it can be overwhelming and confusing to decide which one is the best fit for you and your budget. That's why it's crucial to review and compare each award letter to make an informed decision for you and your budget.
Join us for a virtual discussion where we’ll provide you with the information and tools you need to make an informed decision about which college to attend. This event will focus on comparing college award letters, explaining the true costs of attending different colleges, and ensuring apples-to-apples comparisons between colleges.
Encourage your students and their family to join us for this informative event that will help them take the first step towards a successful college experience.
Don't miss out on important information that can help you succeed in college
Looking for a convenient way to receive important information on financial aid, crucial deadlines, and get connect to valuable resources that can help put you on the right path towards your college career? Sign up to receive Text messages from HESC.
Students and parents can sign up to receive text messages from HESC with information about financial aid, important deadlines, events. Register at hesc.ny.gov/text.