Welcome to the Office of Student Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid of the College of Staten Island facilitates students’ access to public and private financial assistance programs for post-secondary education. The Office assists students and their families in applying for aid and aims to generate delivery of aid funds to students most expeditiously within all applicable rules, regulations and procedures of funding entities, CUNY, and the College.

*A representative from the Office of Student Financial Aid is available in Enrollment Services Thursday evenings from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Excelsior Scholarship

Tuition-free Education at CSI
Beginning in Fall 2017, for New York residents with family income up to $100,000 annually ($110,000 in 2018, $125,000 in 2019). New York State application required. For additional information see the CUNY Excelsior Scholarship FAQs

Contact Information

Terri Sangiorgio
Building 2A, Room 401
Phone : 718.982.2030
Fax : 718.982.2037
Contact Via Email

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