Census Date for Financial Aid

The financial aid census date is day at Empire State College is day 29 of the standard 15-week term. This means that students who plan to take courses in multiple sessions during the term, must register in all courses for the term (regardless of the session start/end date) before the census date of that term in order for the course(s) to be included in that term award. For example students enrolling for any fall 2022 session (courses starting on or after September 6, 2022 and ending on or before December 16, 2022) must be registered for all courses by October 4, 2022 to maximize aid eligibility. Pell eligibility for the term is fixed on day 29 of each term. 

 

The census date for the 2022-2023 academic calendar is as follows:

  • Summer 2022- June 13, 2022
  • Fall 2022- October 4, 2022
  • Spring 2023- February 14, 2023

 

The census date for the 2021-2022 academic calendar is as follows:

  • Summer 2021- June 14, 2021
  • Fall 2021- October 5, 2021
  • Spring 2022- February 15, 2022

 

 

Contact Us

financialaid@esc.edu

Fax: 518-580-4863

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
111 West Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Questions? Contact 1Stop Student Services at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.

1 Stop Student Services

FAFSA Info

Code: 010286
Name: SUC Empire State College

TAP Codes

Undergraduate Associate: 0916

Undergraduate Bachelor's: 0913

Graduate: 5680 (for graduate students applying for Veteran Tuition Awards)

Announcements 

For students who enrolled in summer 2021, fall 2021 and are planning to enroll in Spring 2022, please submit the 2021-2022 FAFSA.  If you are attending the spring 2022 term, the deadline to have all financial aid applications, additional financial aid requirements/documents and appeals submitted and any student loans accepted is December 6, 2021 in order ensure the processing of your aid eligibility by the summer payment deadline.

For students who plan to enroll in courses beginning May 2022 and thereafter, please submit the 2022-2023 FAFSA.

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