Contact Financial Aid

Office: Kearney Hall, 204
Phone: (585) 385-8042
Fax: (585) 385-8044
Email: finaid@sjfc.edu

Financial Aid Checklist for New/Prospective Graduate & Professional Students

  • Apply to college.
  • Start a financial aid folder to retain copies of tax returns and aid documents.
  • Obtain a Personal Identification Number (PIN) from the U.S. Department of Education's Federal Student Aid PIN website.
  • Complete and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). St. John Fisher College's school code is 002821.
  • Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) from the FAFSA for accuracy. If you did not use the IRS Data Retrieval when initially submitting your FAFSA, make a correction to your FAFSA to submit income using the IRS Data Retrieval process after you have filed your federal tax return.
  • Receive acceptance letter from college.
  • If beginning program in the summer and taking 6 or more credit hours, complete the Summer Financial Aid Request Form and return to the Financial Aid Office.
  • Receive your financial aid award notice listing estimated aid eligibility. Review any accompanying information and contact the Financial Aid Office with any questions.
  • Fulfill admissions deposits by college deadline.
  • Accept financial aid offered on Fish 'R' Net.
  • Promptly respond to any school requests for additional information or documents.
  • Notify your Financial Aid Office of any outside scholarships, grants, or other resources you have received or will receive by submitting the information on Fish 'R' Net.
  • Complete entrance counseling for any Federal Direct Student Loans(s) you have accepted.
  • Complete the Master Promissory Note for any Federal Direct Student Loan accepted.
  • If applying for the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan, complete the Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan Master Promissory Note.
  • Be alert to any electronic billing notices and payment information provided by the Bursar's Office.

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