Financial Aid Links and Information

Use the following links to assist in your financial aid process.


  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid

  • Complete the FAFSA or Renewal FAFSA On-Line

  • To fill out the FAFSA-

  • To receive the PIN number-

  • Review and check the status of your TAP application.

  • Higher Education Services Corporation

  • Direct Loan Entrance Counseling

  • Learn your rights and responsibilities as a student borrower. First time Direct Loan borrowers at SUNY Cobleskill are required to complete an Entrance Counseling Session before their loan funds can be applied to their bill.


  • National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

  • The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) is the U.S. Department of Education's (ED's) central database for student aid. NSLDS receives data from schools, guaranty agencies, the Direct Loan program, and other Department of ED programs. NSLDS Student Access provides a centralized, integrated view of Title IV loans and grants so that recipients of Title IV Aid can access and inquire about their Title IV loans and/or grant data.


  • Student Loan Service Center

  • Perkins loan promissory note and entrance counseling, monitor your status once you are in repayment.


  • Check Your TAP Award or Loan Account Status*.

  • View parent or student loan information at

    View or print parent or student Master Promissory Note at

  • *Any loans created before July 1, 2010.

  • To fill out your Student Loan Master Promissory Note online


  • Other Links:





  • Important Tips:

  • All students must file a FAFSA each year-

  • File as soon after January 1st as possible to be considered for all aid.

  • Recommended Filing Date: February 15

  • Remember to file your TAP application at