Financial Aid

Office of Financial Aid

308 West Quad Center

Financial Aid at the Enrollment Services Center
Lobby, West Quad Center (document submission)
P: 718.951.5051
F: 718.951.4778
*Please see the "Contact" section for additional information.

Important Financial Aid / CUNYfirst Update

The Office of Financial Aid is currently preparing for the 2015-2016 financial aid award year. Please note that during this time all 2015-2016 aid year (summer 2015, fall 2015 and spring 2016) processing services are not yet available. However, it will be available shortly. We encourage all students to regularly check here and their Brooklyn College e-mail for important financial aid updates and notifications, as this will be the college's primary method of communication.

We also strongly recommend that you read the Guide to Enhanced Financial Aid Self-Service Information in CUNYfirst.

Important Deadlines

  • The last day to submit 2014-2015 (Fall & Spring) academic year loan applications was May 8, 2015.

Applying for Financial Aid

Priority deadline to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2015-2016 for the Brooklyn College Office of Financial Aid will be July 1, 2015.

Note: All students should apply for financial aid every year. Students who missed the financial aid priority deadline are still encouraged to file the FAFSA and will be considered for federal student aid, if eligible, but institutional funds become increasingly limited and there is no guarantee that it will be available on your account by the time the bursar bill becomes due. 

Apply for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is free, so be on your guard when searching for the FAFSA application: Filers should make sure that they use only the official Department of Education site

After submitting your FAFSA, you will be taken to the FAFSA Confirmation Page. Look for "Optional Feature — Start your state application" on the Confirmation page to go to TAP on the Web. Here you will be able to apply for New York State tuition assistance programs for full-time and part-time students. If you do not complete the TAP on the Web application after completing the FAFSA, you will be sent an e-mail with a link to that application after your FAFSA is processed. 

For information on how to file your FAFSA, complete a Verification. To view your financial aid information in CUNYfirst, please review these application instructions and 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA (video). 

Important Financial Aid information for Undergraduate and Graduate Students (including program summary, cost of attendance, verification, applying for Federal Direct loans, student rights and responsibilities, etc.).

Quick Links

Upcoming Year 2015-2016 forms are now available

Direct Deposit

  • Direct deposit information can now be entered in CUNYfirst. For instructions, please reference this guide.