How to Apply for Aid

Scholarships

Applying for aid can seem like a challenge, so we have identified the steps to make the process easier. As an applicant, it is important to submit appropriate application materials and documentation. Applications are considered according to the date they are finalized.

Recommended filing deadline is March 15 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Step 1: Create Your FSA User ID

  • Create a FSA User ID at www.fsaid.ed.gov.
  • Note: Dependent students must have one parent register too

FSA ID Website Video: How to create a FSA user ID

Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov and submit it with the appropriate FSA User IDs.
  • Note: The 2018-19 FAFSA uses 2016 tax year information.

Complete the FAFSA

Step 3: Complete a New York State Aid Payment Application

Visit the NYS Higher Education Services website to complete an online New York State Aid Payment Application. This link can be found on the FAFSA confirmation page. Review the application for accuracy and submit.

HESC Website

Step 4: Submit Additional Documents, if Required

In addition to the FAFSA, sometimes you are required to submit other required documents so the Financial Aid Office is able to complete your file review and award your financial aid. If you're unsure what documents you need to provide, please log into your WebAdvisor account.

WebAdvisor.flcc.edu Verification Guide

Step 5: Await Notification

Once your information has been processed, the Office of Financial Aid will send an award notification in the mail to your address that is listed in our system.

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Contacts

One Stop Center
Phone: (585)785-1000
Fax: (585)394-0635
E-mail: aid@flcc.edu
Federal College code: 007532
State College code: 2256

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