Office Virtually Open for Business

Until further notice, our office will be operating virtually Monday through Friday, during regular business hours 9 am to 5 pm.

Please note, currently the College is closed for in-person services. You can reach us by an email at or Contact Us link from our website and we will respond to your inquiries. You can also leave a voice message at 718-982-2030 and we will return your call.

If you need to submit documents to Financial Aid, please follow the step-by-step directions to uploading documents in CUNYfirst or video directions to assist you. 

Please note all courses must be added by Thursday, February 4, 2021 for Spring 2021 to count towards your financial aid.

We are committed to help you with all of your Financial Aid concerns during this unprecedented time. Do not hesitate to contact us. ​

Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid

The mission of the Office of Student Financial Aid of the College of Staten Island is to increase opportunities for students' access and success in higher education by helping students and their families seek, obtain, and make the best use of public and private financial assistance programs for post-secondary education. The Office aims to generate delivery of aid funds to students most expeditiously while complying with all applicable rules, regulations and procedures of funding entities, CUNY, and the College.

Information on: HEERF II - CRRSAA Student Emergency Grant and HEERF II - CRRSAA FAQs

CARES Act Student Emergency Grant Program FAQs

Information on Summer Pell Grant 


Contact Information

Terri Sangiorgio
Building 2A, Room 401
Phone : 718.982.2030
Fax : 646.664.3984
Contact Via Email

Contact US
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Office Hours

Monday through Friday
9:00 am – 4:45 pm


Application Process

The College administers financial aid programs from federal, state and local agencies.



Download the forms in pdf format

Federal Loans

To apply you must complete the loan application
Keep Learning

Federal Work Study

Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students
Student in Library

TAP/APTS & HESC Scholarships

New York State-funded grants for qualifying matriculated undergraduate students
Dolphin Cove

On Campus Housing

Students can use funds from the principal federal financial aid programs to help pay for accommodations