Apply to SEEK

Admission to the SEEK Program is conditional until you have done the following:

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with CSI code: 002698
  • Complete the Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application with CSI code: 1417
  • Get accepted to CSI and accept your offer of admission
  • Attend a SEEK Information Session
  • Review the SEEK checklist on CUNYfirst and submit your required financial documents to prove your economic eligibility for SEEK 
  • To learn more about uploading your documents, visit the Office of Student Financial Aid

    List of required documents that might be listed on your CUNYfirst To Do list:

    • 2021 Federal Tax Return (1040)IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter
    • If you cannot document any income, you must submit an IRS Verification of Non-filing Letter – Use IRS Form 4506-T found on Complete ALL sections of form with requested information, checking box 7 & 8 and send to mailing address or fax number provided. The response must be submitted to your school along with this application.
    • 2021 Social Security Form 1099 or benefit notice for all members in the household
    • 2021 Veteran benefit award letter
    • 2021 Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefit letter for all members in the household
    • 2021 Public Assistance Budget letter, listing all family members in the case
    • Foster youth or ward of the court
    • 2021 Child Support letter

New Students can contact the SEEK Office at 718.982.2410 or
Seats will be filled on a first come, first served basis, based on completion of all requirements.