The FAFSA Application for 2021-2022 is Now Available
The 2021-2022 FAFSA Deadline for priority consideration, for all students, is January 15, 2021.
FIT, like most colleges and universities, uses a common application process the Free
Application for Federal Student Financial Aid or FAFSA on the StudentAid.gov website. Students must reapply each academic year to establish eligibility and for
consideration for awards. Students are strongly encouraged to adhere to the financial
aid filing dates for priority consideration.
FIT FAFSA Code: 002866
New York State Residents
The Excelsior Scholarship
New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)
New York State - FIT TAP Codes:
Associate Programs - 2070 Bachelors Programs - 0975
Both the student and a parent will need an FSA ID and their 2019 income information to complete the student's 2021-2022 application. New York State (NYS) residents attending NYS schools can link directly to the TAP Application from the FAFSA submission confirmation page. If you exited the FAFSA before completing the TAP application – and you filled in your New York State address and a New York State college on the FAFSA – HESC will automatically receive your information in about three days. HESC will then send you an email or postcard with directions to complete the TAP application online.
For more TAP information, please check our State Grants page to available state grant deadlines and eligibility information. The application deadline for TAP is June 30 of the academic year for which the aid is sought.
FAFSA for Spring 2022
FAFSA Priority Deadline for Spring 2022 Applicants is November 1, 2021
This deadline is for "priority" consideration; you may still apply and be eligible for some programs after the deadline. Complete the 2021-2022 FAFSA for Spring 2022 using your 2019 tax information. Both the student and a parent will need an FSA ID to apply. You will also need to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA for Fall 2022, using your 2020 tax information
Current Status of Financial Aid Processing:
- Financial aid inquiries please email [email protected]
- Work Study questions please email [email protected]
- Loan questions please email [email protected]
- To send Financial Aid documents email [email protected]
FIT Financial Aid Services
FIT is committed to providing superior education at an affordable cost and to helping you find a way to pay for it. Financial aid is available from a variety
of sources from scholarships, grants, federal loans, and work-study. FIT endowed scholarships are donated to the FIT Foundation by many companies, organizations, and individuals.
How do I apply?
Who is eligible? When do I apply?
What aid and scholarships are available?
What loans are available?
The Senator José Peralta New York State DREAM Act
The Senator José Peralta New York State Dream Act gives undocumented and other students access to the Excelsior Scholarship, the Tuition Assistance Program, as well as other state‐administered scholarships that were not previously available to them. Please visit the HESC website to view the eligibility requirements and to go to the DREAM Act Application.
COVID-19 Scam Targeting Students
A warning from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been issued regarding a current email scam that is being sent to students advertising how to receive the economic stimulus check. These phishing emails have misleading subject lines such as “Memo from The Financial Aid (COVID-19 Relief Fund)” and ask students personal information. Do not answer email asking for your login information or follow a link that will download malware.
For more information you can visit our Scams page.