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
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 Financial Aid office will begin receiving these appications and processing them shortly. The priority deadline to apply for financial aid for 2018-2019 is April 1, 2018.
Students planning to attend 2017-2018 should apply for financial aid immediately.
The application period for the New York State Excelsior Scholarship is now closed for 2017-2018.