Financial Aid Workshops
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.
If the information provided on your FAFSA has changed due to unforeseen circumstances, you may submit a Special Circumstances form and provide supporting documentation. All Special Circumstances requests are considered by the Financial Aid Review Committee.
For additional information on special circumstances, please contact us.
If you need to submit documents to Financial Aid, please follow the step-by-step directions to uploading documents in Student Forms.
Please note all courses must be added by the following dates to count towards your financial aid.
- Spring 2023 - Tuesday, January 31, 2023
- Fall 2023 - Thursday, August 31, 2023
We are committed to help you with all of your Financial Aid concerns.
Information on: ARP HEERF III - Student Emergency Grant FAQs, HEERF II - CRRSAA Student Emergency Grant, HEERF II - CRRSAA FAQs and CARES Act Student Emergency Grant Program FAQs
In-person: Visit Enrollment Services in 2A-106 Monday - Friday 9:00 am- 4:45 pm
Virtual Office: Monday & Wednesday 10:00-12:00pm and Tuesday & Thursday 2:00-4:00pm
Office of Student Financial Aid
Terri Sangiorgio - Director
Apply now for Excelsior Scholarship: Tuition-free Education at CSI! Deadline to apply is August 31, 2023.
For New York residents with family income up to $125,000 annually. New York State application required. For additional information see the CUNY Excelsior Scholarship FAQs.
Nurses for Our Future Scholarship: To apply and for additional information visit NYS website.
- CSI Federal Direct Loan Application
The deadline to submit a Summer Direct Loan application is July 1
The deadline to submit a Fall-only Direct Loan application is November 30 (if scheduled to graduate at end of semester, or will not re-enroll in Spring for at least 6 credits)
The deadline to submit a Fall-Spring Direct Loan is April 30
The College administers financial aid programs from federal, state and local agencies.
Download the forms in pdf format
To apply you must complete the loan application
Federal Work Study
Federal Work-Study (FWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate and graduate students
TAP/APTS & HESC Scholarships
New York State-funded grants for qualifying
On Campus Housing
Students can use funds from the principal federal ﬁnancial aid programs to help pay for accommodations