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Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 

Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

Excelsior Scholarship

New York State DREAM ACT 

DEADLINE:  Federal regulations require that our office receives a completed FAFSA application with a valid EFC  prior to the last day of your classes  within the academic year to process any federal financial aid on your behalf. Additional time prior to your last date of attendance is required to process any federal student or parent loan funding. DEADLINE: Please check with New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) at (888)-697-4372 for the deadline governing TAP.

DEADLINE: The 2019-2020 Excelsior Scholarship application is open until August 15th.

Current Excelsior Scholarship recipients do not need to re-apply. Just be sure to complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA and TAP applications.


The Senator Jose Peralta New York State DREAM Act gives undocumented and other students access to New York State-administered student financial aid to support their higher education costs.

Click here for a step-by-step guide on completing the DREAM Act Application.

DEADLINE: Please check with New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) at (888)-697-4372 for the deadline.

Please be sure to complete the 2019-2020 TAP and EXCELSIOR applications.

The Student Financial Services website was created to address all of your potential concerns regarding your attendance at Purchase. Our knowledgeable and highly efficient staff are here and ready to help with all of your questions regarding financial aid and the billing process throughout your career at Purchase College. In the links to the top right you’ll find information on common topics that our office deals with on a per-semester and annual basis for Financial Aid as well as Student Accounts (Billing). Please browse through the links at your convenience.

Should you have further questions regarding your finances, please feel free to contact our office using the form below or by writing an email to When emailing our office, please be sure to include your Purchase ID (PID) number.