Summer Financial Aid

Summer at SUNY CobleskillIf you plan to take courses over the summer, you may be eligible to receive financial aid to offset the costs. However, financial aid programs for the summer are limited to:

 

  • Federal Direct Loans
  • Alternative loans
  • Federal Pell Grant
  • NYS TAP

 

For more information on the above types of aid, please click here.

 

 

If you want to be considered for summer financial aid, you must:

 

  • Be a currently enrolled in a degree-granting program at SUNY Cobleskill and enrolling in summer courses that work toward your degree
  • Be making Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)
  • Apply before the Summer Financial Aid Application deadline (this date will be displayed on the Financial Aid home page)
  • In addition, you must resolve any financial obligations to the College before completing a summer financial aid application

 

 

Alert Icon Please note that we must evaluate your SAP after the summer term regardless of the number of credits attempted. If you received a Financial Aid Warning after the Spring semester you should contact the Financial Aid office to discuss how a summer course will impact your aid eligibility.

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Applying for Summer Aid

 

To apply for Summer 2014 financial aid, you must:

 

  • File the 2014-15 Free Application for Federal Student Aid at www.fafsa.gov and the NYS Tap Application at www.tapweb.org
  • Complete and sign the SUNY Cobleskill Summer Financial Aid Application form
  • If your FAFSA was selected for verification, you will need to submit any requested documents promptly
  • All required documents must be received by the Financial Aid Office or your request for summer aid cannot be processed.

 


Summer Aid FACTS

 

  • At SUNY Cobleskill, the summer term starts the academic year
  • Loan disbursements require the student to be enrolled in at least 6 credits
  • Your annual loan eligibility will be divided by the number of semesters you plan to attend; if you attend summer, fall and spring, you can receive up to 1/3 of eligible loan amount in the summer
  • Using aid in the summer may reduce your eligibility for aid in the fall and spring terms
  • Summer financial aid is only available to assist students with tuition and living expenses for the weeks students are enrolled.
  • Notifications regarding summer financial aid will be sent to your Cobleskill email
  • To be considered for a summer TAP grant the student must have been enrolled full-time in the prior spring term and earned 24 credits in the prior two terms from the school where they are matriculated.

 

Alert Icon It is recommended that students consult with a representative in the Financial Aid Office regarding their Summer Aid questions and planning.

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