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Financial Aid Information for New Undergraduate Students

Now that you have decided to attend Fisher, here are the next steps in the financial aid process.

Next Steps in the Financial Aid Process

Log on to Fish 'R' Net

Log in to mySJFC and select Fish 'R' Net. First time users will need to enter their User ID (Student ID @) and PIN (your birth date: MMDDYY), complete the Login Verification Security Q&A, and click "Submit."

Review Financial Aid and Accept Your Award

Accept Financial Aid

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > My Award Information > Award for Aid Year > 2017-2018

  • Accept the Terms and Conditions first.
  • If awarded, accept or decline Federal College Work-Study, Federal Direct Student Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, and/or Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan.
  • For detailed instructions, see Accepting or Declining Your Financial Aid [pdf].

View Outstanding Requirements

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > Eligibility > Student Requirements

  • Verification Form
  • For tax filers:
    • 2015 Federal Tax information

Report Outside Scholarships

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > My Award Information > Award for Aid Year > 2017-2018

New York State TAP Grant

(New York State residents only)

  • If we have estimated a New York State TAP award and you have not yet completed a NYS TAP application online, please do so on the TAP website.

Consider Your Financing Options

  • Review and consider your financing options, such as the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan, Private Student Loan Programs, and the Fisher Payment Plan.
  • Fisher Payment Plan information can be found on the Payment Options page of the Student Accounts website.

Federal College Work-Study Program

  • The student is responsible for finding employment. Jobs are not assigned or guaranteed.
  • Jobs will be posted by late August on the Career Center website.
  • Students are paid an hourly rate and will receive a paycheck every two weeks for the hours worked; work-study is not credited to the student bill.

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