Need Money for College
How to Apply?
Watch the 7 Easy Steps to 2014-2105 FAFSA helpful tutorial.
File 2013 Income Tax Returns.
Collect the required documents:
Get a Federal PIN
(also one for your parents if a dependent).
A PIN is used to sign your FAFSA electronically—you can also use the same PIN every year.
File your FAFSA on the web
Bronx Community College school code:
- FAFSA is 002692.
Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer your 2013 IRS Income Tax data to the FAFSA.
Submit your application; you will receive a Confirmation page. Print your FAFSA data and confirmation page.
Apply for New York State Aid - TAP.
On your FAFSA confirmation page click on "Optional Feature" link and you will be directed to start your New York State (TAP) application.
Note: If you are not a New York State resident, this option will not be available to you.
Review the pre-filled answers on the application, correct any wrong information and answer any questions that are missing information.
Bronx Community School Code:
- TAP is 1400.
Check the status of your TAP application in 2 - 4 weeks after completing your application by logging on to www.hesc.org.
APTS (Aid to Part-Time Study).
If you plan to attend BCC as a part-time student, you may be eligible for a New York State Aid to Part-Time Study (APTS).
After you file your NYS TAP Application, CUNY will notify you by email to complete a CUNY Financial Aid Supplement which contains several additional questions needed to determine your eligibility for APTS. Log on to the CUNY Portal to access the Admissions/Financial Aid Center and complete your "eSupp" (CUNY Supplement) application.