The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is available for use. The IRS DRT electronically transfers your federal tax return information into your FAFSA.
Please click here for instructions.
Did you receive a notification saying you were selected for verification for the 16/17
aid year? If your To Do List is requesting tax documentation with your verification worksheet,
please note we can no longer accept copies of tax returns! Please order a tax return transcript at www.irs.gov.
Academic year award packaging and notification for newly admitted undergraduate students with a valid FAFSA on file will has begun. If you do not see an award notification, check your SOLAR account for any outstanding
"To Do" List Items. Award packaging for continuing students will begin in July.
E-mail communications will be sent to your preferred e-mail address as indicated in
SOLAR. You may view this information on SOLAR by clicking on Security and Personal Data
> Addresses > E-mail addresses.
Please check your Spam folders! We have been notified that e-mail communications from our office have been sent to
some student’s Spam folders. We are working to resolve this issue.
Although the priority deadline for campus based aid for the 2016-2017 aid year was
May 1st, it's not too late to file your 16/17 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov. Check out the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA if you require assistance.
Get On Your Feet Loan Forgiveness Program- Students who have earned their bachelor's degree in or after the 2014-15 academic
year may be eligible for this NYS program, which provides up to 24 months of federal
student loan debt relief. Please visit the HESC website for more information.
Do you have an estimated TAP Award? Students who have an estimated TAP Award need to check their account on HESC to verify they have a TAP application on file with Stony Brook's school code (0875).
Estimated awards are NOT anticipated toward your bill!