Financial Aid

  • View the following Webex recording of "Financing Your Education" for important financial aid information during the 2020-21 school year:
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    FAFSA Completion Days

    Niagara County Community College holds FAFSA workshops the first Thursday of every month, except in April during Spring Break. These workshops are open to all prospective and continuing NCCC students and their parents or guardians.

    Niagara County Community College
    3111 Saunders Settlement Road
    Sanborn, NY
    Financial Aid Office
    Room A-114

    1 to 5 p.m.

    Applying for a FAFSA

    In order to apply for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), a password must be obtained. Please apply for your FAFSA password as soon as possible. Instructions are available at  


    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

    Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. These programs provide grants, loans, and work-study funds to students attending college or career school. 
    Completing the FAFSA is a necessary step for all families with children attending college. As of Fall 2016, the FAFSA may be applied for in October. Get more information on the process at
    *Please note, the new time to apply for FAFSA is October. Please disregard the January application time in the "More FAFSA Resources" document above.


    The New York State Higher Education Services Corp.

    Information on New York State grants, scholarships and awards, including TAP, can be found at


    Other Resources

    • Compare student loan lenders using LendEDU.
    • Visit the blog on LendEDU, where their goal is to help students, graduates, and parents learn the ins and outs of paying for college and managing, saving, and growing money.
    • November is SUNY Financial Aid Month.


    Financial Aid Information for International Students

    Important for Seniors:
    1. You can now fill out the TAP (NYS) application. This is done separately from the FAFSA this year.
    NYS Higher Education Services Corporation - NYS TAP

    2.  You can get your ID now. The application wis open. Make sure you use your personal email address. You will have to add your parent email and information to add as contributor. Both guardian and student will need their own ID. The sooner you do this while they have a lot of money- the better!
    Launch of the 2024–25 FAFSA® Form | Federal Student Aid- FASA is now open!