NEWS and UPDATES -last updated 4/23/13
» Do You Need Help Doing the IRS Data Retrieval?
This tutorial is a must-see for anyone whose 13/14 FAFSA has been selected for verification! If you have been sent a letter by our office and see 'PTAX12 or STAX12' listed as a requirement under ELIGIBILITY in the financial aid module of my.newpaltz then you will want to complete the data retrieval process as outlined in this tutorial!
» Questions about Summer Aid?
Attend one of our April workshops to learn more about summer aid! DATES & TIMES
To apply for summer aid please visit our summer page! Know that your aid package will be offered on/after May 1st for the fall and spring semesters. When you receive your award notice via email please accept however much loans you want for the year on your my.newpaltz account. If you applied for summer aid we will then revise your loans to include summer funds. Your previously accepted loan amount will then be split evenly between the semesters you will attend in 13/14.
» Scholarship Update
The Foundation Scholarship Catalog for continuing students has been published! The instructions are on the first page and application forms are in the appendix at the end of the catalog. Get your applications in by April 12th, 2013 to be considered. VIEW THE CATALOG NOW.
» Prospective Freshmen
1- Preliminary Award notices for incoming freshman applicants who have completed their FAFSA are being mailed home on a rolling basis on/after March 20th 2013.
2- Actual award packages for students who paid a deposit will be available to accept/decline on my.newpaltz after May 1st. (Note- if we have mailed you verification documents then you need to submit that info info to us ASAP so we can finalize your eligibility!)
3- View our checklist to ensure you've completed all your financial aid requirements.
» Access your Financial Aid info online:
» The FAFSA for 13/14 is now available online!
» PELL GRANT
Effective July 1st 2012, eligible students will be limited to receive Pell for a maximum of 12 full-time semesters (or the equivalent). You can read more about Pell Grant eligibility here: GRANTS