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Financial Aid Counselor with StudentFunding your education is easier than you think. You can get started immediately by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid - FAFSA (for U.S. citizens and permanent residents) or College Scholarship Service - CSS (for international students), which asks you to provide financial information such as income and assets. Completing the FAFSA or CSS application is well worth the time investment. You could potentially receive thousands of dollars toward your education costs.

If, along the way, you or your family need assistance with the FAFSA or CSS forms, LIU Post’s experienced financial aid counselors will take you through each step and answer any questions you may have. To start the application process, click on the forms below or contact a counselor in the LIU Post Financial Assistance Office.



FAFSA - FOR NEW STUDENTS

If you are a new student (U.S. citizen or permanent resident), you must file a Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) form no later than March 1 and list Long Island University’s code of 002751.

RENEWAL FAFSA - FOR CURRENT STUDENTS

If you are current student at LIU Post, you must annually file a Renewal FAFSA on or before March 1 and list Long Island University’s code of 002751.

TAP – FOR NEW AND CURRENT STUDENTS

If you are a permanent resident of New York State, enrolled as a part-time or full-time college student, you can apply for a grant through New York State's Tuition Assistance Program. The TAP application process begins by filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Once you have completed the FAFSA form, click on the “TAP on the Web” link.

For more information, visit the New York State’s TAP Web site.

TAP Code: 0403 (undergraduate) TAP Code: 5403 (graduate)

CSS PROFILE - FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you are a new international student, you must file the CSS Profile (College Scholarship Service) by March 1 and list Long Island University’s code of 2070. Continuing international students do not need to file a renewal form.