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How do I Access My Financial Aid Award Package in CUNYfirst

Dear Student,

Please be advised that your financial aid package for the 2016-2017 academic year at New York City College of Technology is available. You can view your financial aid package on the Self Service screen in CUNYfirst which can be accessed through the college's website by following these steps:

  1. Sign into your CUNYfirst account
  2. Click on the Student Center tab
  3. Go to the Finances column (Right below Academics)
  4. Select the View Financial Aid link
  5. Select the 2017 link

The screen will display your financial aid package and you will have the ability at this point to accept or decline and of the aid that is listed on the "Accept" or "Decline" options displayed next to each item. Unless you accept each award, CUNY may assume that you are declining it and may cancel the award 21 days after the semester begins. Please note that certain grants, such as the Federal Pell Grant, are automatically displayed in an "Accepted" status and no further action is required.

Details on the terms and conditions of these awards are provided in the Award Letter Guide which can be accessed on the CUNY website at It is important that you read the brochure carefully.


Financial Aid Office
New York College of Technology