Checklist for Accepted Freshmen:
√ NYS residents should apply for TAP grant at hesc.ny.gov.
√ Review the Award Notice/Shopping Sheet that was sent to you before May 1st.
√ Pay your Deposit.
√ Official award notices go out via email after the NYS budget is passed in late April/early May. We send notices to your New Paltz email, FAFSA email and personal email addresses.
→If you accept a Direct Student Loan then you must complete the following before school starts:
Login to studentloans.gov with your student federal pin...
- Complete Entrance Counseling for State University College - New Paltz
- Complete a Master Promissory Note for subsidized/unsubsidized loan
→If you accept a Direct Parent PLUS Loan you must apply after June 1st:
Login to studentloans.gov with your parental federal pin...
- Click and complete Request a Direct Plus Loan after June 1st (select 'State University College - New Paltz' from the list of schools)
- If approved, you will be asked to complete a Master Promissory Note for a Parent PLUS loan
√ After orientation Student Accounts will email you a notification that your invoice (bill) is available. Any aid you accepted will show as a deferral on your invoice.
√ Login to my.newpaltz and accept the charges on your invoice per the email from Student Accounts. You are responsible to pay any balance due by the due date on your individual invoice.
√ Financial Aid begins disbursing after the 2nd week of classes. Any excess aid you have accepted that's above the cost of your invoice will be issued as a refund over the course of the semester.