Student Financial Services

Graduate Checklist

File the FAFSA online.

Official award notices get sent to students via email.

Login to my.newpaltz to accept/decline your aid package. Follow the instructions from the email.

→If you accept a Student Loan then you must complete the following before school starts.  Login to with your Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID/password and then-

Complete Entrance Counseling and a Loan Agreement (Master Promissory Note).

After you've registered for classes follow these steps for your financial responsibility acknowledgementStudent Accounts will email you a notification that your invoice (bill) is available. Any aid you accepted will show as a deferral on your invoice.

If you need summer loans (6 credits or more) make sure to submit our summer aid application after you've registered for those classes.

If you will not be full-time (registered for 12 or more credits each semester) then you must submit a part-time enrollment form to our office. Part-time students’ aid will not show up as a deferral on the invoice unless you submit this form!

Login to my.newpaltz and accept the charges on your invoice per the email from Student Accounts. View these instructions on how to accept your charges. You are responsible to pay any balance due by the due date on your individual invoice.

√ Loan disbursing begins between the 2nd and 3rd week of classes. Any excess aid you have accepted that's above the cost of your invoice will be issued as a refund.

  Login to to set up Direct Deposit (Payment Profile).