Office Virtually Open for Business
Our office will be operating virtually Monday through Friday, during regular business hours 9 am to 5 pm. You can reach us by an email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
For in-person services:
We will have financial aid representatives in Enrollment Services to assist you. Enrollment Services office hours are
Monday -Thursday 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Please note all courses must be added by Tuesday, August 31, 2021 for Fall 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: CUNY Comeback Program
Excelsior Scholarship: Tuition-free Education at CSI
Apply for 2021-22 Excelsior Scholarship application now! The deadline to apply is 8/31/2021.
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.
- 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.