Important Information for Students Attending the Summer Term

Financial aid is awarded for the fall and spring terms.  Aid for summer will start to be reviewed and awarded in April 2018.  Once we begin awarding, if you registered for the summer term, we will award your aid within five business days after your file is complete. You can refer to your MyESC student account (login required) to confirm that your aid is pending within 48 hours after your aid is available and after you are registered.

Please refer to our summer TAP section for more information on special provisions that effect the New York State Tuition Assistance Program during the summer term. For NY state aid purposes, aid will be awarded for the May term initially.  Students will receive NY state aid only for the May courses if enrolled in both May and June courses.  Students who only enroll in the June courses, will have NY state aid awarded for the June courses.

Summer loans are automatically determined based on the results of the current year's FAFSA. For Federal aid purposes all courses taken for May and or June will count toward overall enrollment for the term. Please contact the Financial Aid office for details.

Contact Us

Fax: 518-580-4863

Mailing Address: 
Empire State College
Financial Aid
1 Union Ave.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Questions? Contact the Student Information Center at 518-587-2100 or 800-847-3000.


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)


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.

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