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Sandra Higgins
Office of Financial Aid
Director: Ms. Sandra Higgins
Phone: 718.260.5700

Contact Us:
New York City College of Technology
Department of Financial Aid
300 Jay Street
Namm Hall Room G-13
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Reception: 718.260.5700
Fax: 718.254.8525

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FAFSA School Code: 002696
TAP School Code: 1405


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Please file the 2016-2017 FAFSA and TAP applications (summer 2016, fall 2016, and spring 2017) immediately if you have not done so as yet. File your applications by our priority deadline of March 31, 2016. There are three applications:

First, complete the 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available at: Detailed instructions in Applying page

Creating an FSA ID (Video) »
This 6 minute video contains helpful information for parents of Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) applicants. It helps parents navigate the FAFSA process: from logging in, to filling out and to signing your child's FAFSA using their FSA ID.

Second, complete the 2016-2017 New York State Tuition Assistance Program Application (TAP) through the link from the FAFSA or at

Third, complete the CUNY Supplement Form if you are interested in applying for Aid for Part-time Study (APTS) and Federal Perkins Loans. The CUNY Supplement Form will be available on CUNYfirst (Student Service Center) April 2016. See attached instructions.

Use the IRS Data Retrieval option when you complete your FAFSA to transfer your 2015 income tax information to your FAFSA.

ATTENTION: Students must submit all requested financial aid documents and information and have a valid Expected Family Contribution (EFC) or final Federal Pell award before their last day of attendance at City Tech to be eligible for Federal financial aid.

Letter from the Director

Hello, my name is Sandra Higgins, the Director of Financial Aid.

The financial aid staff and I are delighted that you have chosen City Tech to pursue your career goals. We have a diversified curriculum that provides both four and two-year degree programs. I am a CUNY graduate myself and am deeply honored to have the opportunity to provide you with the support and encouragement that will help you achieve your educational aspirations while attending City Tech.

Please visit our Web site or come to the financial aid office for all financial aid information. Remember that financial aid application filing is an annual process. File your financial aid applications early, starting in January for the upcoming academic year. Always apply early and follow up. We have staff available to help you, so come by our office for assistance and guidance. We cannot achieve success without you!

This website will help you find information for obtaining financial aid from federal, state and institutional sources. This site is maintained for new and continuing students, so visit us often to keep current on financial aid announcements. We have also provided links to other websites where you might obtain information on resources to finance your education.

Applications for most programs as well as information regarding specific application procedures, eligibility requirements, methods of selecting recipients and allocating awards, and rights and responsibilities of recipients may be obtained from the Office of Financial Aid.

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