Under certain circumstances, the federal government will cancel all or part of an educational loan. This practice is called "loan forgiveness." Visit the following Student Aid on the Web links to learn more and see if you qualify.
- Forgiveness Program/Direct Loan Programs
- Loan Forgiveness
- Public Service Loan Forgiveness
- New York State Loan Forgiveness Incentive Programs
Learn more about the Federal Direct Loan Program:
Name: SUC Empire State College
Undergraduate Associate: 0916
Undergraduate Bachelor's: 0913
Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)
Students planning to attend summer 2018, fall 2018 or spring 2019 should apply for financial aid for 2018-2019 by submitting the FAFSA. The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for 2018-2019 was April 1, 2018, but we are still accepting and reviewing applications.
In order to process your financial aid eligibility by the spring term payment due date, you must have all applications in and any additional financial aid requirements/documents submitted and any student loans accepted by the deadline date of December 7, 2018.
Students planning to attend summer 2019, fall 2019 or spring 2020 may apply for aid early by submitting the 2019-2020 FAFSA on or after October 1, 2018.