Financial Aid - Terms You Should Know
Student Financial Services

Terms You Should Know

Academic Year
Alternative Loan Options
Citizen/Eligible Noncitizen
College-Sponsored Grants and Scholarships
Collegiate Science and Technology Program (C-STEP)
Cost of Attendance
Eligible Program
Endowed Scholarships
Expected Family Contribution (EFC)
Federal Aid
Federal Direct Loans
Federal Work Study
Financial Aid Package
Financial Need
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Full-time Student
General Education Development (GED) Certificate
Gift Aid
Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP)
New York State Aid
Origination Fee
Part Time
Promissory Note
Satisfactory Academic Process
Selective Service Registration
Self Help Aid
Student Aid Report (SAR)
Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)


Student Financial Services
Hubbard Hall
Room 117

(315) 792-3179 or (888) 458-8422
(315) 792-3368 (Fax)

Hours of operation

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday

(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502