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Federal Aid

The federal financial aid application process begins with the completion of the  Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In order to be considered for financial aid from the Federal Title IV programs, students must meet basic eligibility requirements. For more information on specific eligibility details for Federal Aid, please review  Federal Student Aid At A Glance.

Students who would like to be considered for need-based federal financial aid (Federal Work-Study, Federal SEOG), must complete their FAFSA by the priority filing deadline - February 15th

In order for us to receive a copy of your FAFSA, you must include Stony Brook University's federal school code  002838 on your application.

Academic Year Tax Year Submit FAFSA as early as
2021-2022 (Summer 21, Fall 21, Spring 22) 2019 10/1/20
2022-2023 (Summer 22, Fall 22, Spring 23) 2020 10/1/21

Note: As shown above, summer aid begins our academic year.