Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Financial Aid Office to provide information and access to funding for students in the pursuit of a SUNY Potsdam education and degree. We deliver timely, accurate and transparent financial assistance to prospective, current and former students in a way that is both respectful of and sensitive to confidentiality and diversity. We foster fiscal responsibility for the SUNY Potsdam educational community and maintain the integrity of our programs in compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and college standards.
The Financial Aid Office is committed to helping you identify the financial resources for which you may be eligible. Our staff will assist you and your family in developing financial plans to pay for an extraordinary future investment - your college education.
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- The Federal Perkins Loan program ended on September 30th, 2015. Future Perkins Loan awards will be extremely limited.
- NEW: FSA ID now required for fafsa.gov and studentloans.gov
- The 2016 Winterim Aid Application is now available!
- Reminder: Time to file your FAFSA for the 2015-2016 Academic Year
For important information about completing your FAFSA, read FAFSA Information (PDF).
- Parent Loan: Are you a parent applying for a 2015-2016 Federal Direct Parent Loan?
Application is available at studentloans.gov.
- Family Weekend Presentation: Surviving Education Debt (PDF)
- New regulations for limits on Direct Subsidized Loans
- Loan Interest Rates; Sequestration Impact
- To complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
Federal Title IV School Code: 002850
- To complete your TAP application (New York State Tuition Assistance Program).
Select SUNY Potsdam (SUC Potsdam)
- Need to complete loan requirements (Promissory Note, Exit or Entrance Counseling)?
- Expecting a refund?
Refunds are processed by the Student Accounts Office on the 4th floor of Raymond Hall.
- Financial Aid not showing up on your bill?
Check here before you pick up the phone.