FAFSA Filing Time is Here!

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

FAFSA for 2024-2025 will open by December 31, 2023.  The changes to FAFSA 2024-2025 will include expanded eligibility for federal student aid and a more streamlined application process. To check out a video about the FAFSA 2024-2025 upcoming changes go here

FAFSA for the 2023-2024 Academic Year is NOW available! All BCC students who would like to receive Financial Aid and/or apply for loans, are required to complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA Application.

  • The 2023-2024 FAFSA can be completed online at www.studentaid.gov.
  • The 2021 income tax for you, your parent(s) and /or spouse are required to complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA Application.
  • In addition, you will need your Federal FSA ID to complete your 2023-2024 FAFSA Renewal on the Web. If you and/or your parents do not have an FSA IDget your FSA ID here!
  • If you are requesting an FSA ID, you may need to wait 1-3 business days for verification purposes. After verification, you will be able to log back onto the FAFSA website and follow the instructions to complete your application. 
  • Be sure to file for TAP – the link will be on your FAFSA Confirmation Page. If you have already completed your 2023-2024 FAFSA, please contact the Financial Aid to check your status beginning in late February 2023.

Tips before you get started:

  • Make sure you and/or your parent have a valid email address.
  • You can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application even if you and/or your parent did not file taxes.
  • Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) once your application is complete to make sure everything is correct.
  • IMPORTANT: Follow up on your application with our office once you receive an email confirming it was processed.
  • To use the CUNY Financial Aid Calculators go here.

Contact Us

Colston Hall [CO], Room 504
Phone: 718-289-5700
Fax: 718-289-6303
Email: financialaid@bcc.cuny.edu

The 2023-2024 FAFSA  application is available online @ www.studentaid.gov

FAFSA Code: 002692
TAP Code: 1400

FAFSA Filing Videos from Federal Student Aid

Check out the following videos from Federal Student Aid to help guide you through the process of filling out the FAFSA 2023-2024:

  • How to fill out the FAFSA form-go here
  • How to create an Account and Username (FSA ID)-go here
  • What you need to create FSA ID- go here
  • After the FAFSA, what happens next- go here

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