SEEK students receive many valuable benefits that enhance their educational experience.


Based on family size and income, the following summary reflects the financial benefits available to SEEK students:

  • two additional semesters of eligibility for New York State’s Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), which covers up to the full cost of tuition
  • stipends paid to students each semester
  • awards to cover student fees
  • additional financial aid for summer classes
  • assistance with the financial aid application process
  • funding for graduate school at participating SUNY colleges

Academic and Counseling Support

Counselors welcome new students into the SEEK family, and offer a helping hand through graduation and beyond. They provide guidance about:

  • college life and CSI opportunities
  • course planning and choosing majors
  • academic progress and priority registration
  • financial and other personal challenges
  • career development and goals  
  • scholarships and internships
  • leadership, volunteer and study abroad opportunities
  • post-graduate planning and much more

SEEK Learning Center

The SEEK Learning Center (SLC) is an academic support facility designed to help students maximize their academic potential. The SLC offers:

  • individual tutoring (walk-in or by appointment)
  • academic review sessions
  • skill-building workshops
  • online tutoring
  • an online Virtual Learning Center
  • a computer lab staffed by trained lab technicians
  • help with assignments
  • a quiet place to study