Checking My Financial Aid Status Online

LOG ON TO YOUR CUNYFIRST ACCOUNT (WWW.HOSTOS.CUNY.EDU/FIRST) CLICK ON:

Arrow Self Service
Arrow Student Center
Arrow (To the right) View your “To Do List" box.

The “to do list” will show you if there are any other required items/steps needed to complete your Financial Aid process. If you have any items listed on your to do list, click on “more”. Each to do item will have its own link which will give you further instructions.

IF YOU DO NOT HAVE ANY ITEMS ON YOUR “TO DO LIST”, SCROLL DOWN TO THE “FINANCES” SECTION:

Arrow View financial aid.
Arrow Select 2014 to view awards for the Fall 2013 – Spring 2014 academic year.

NOTE: The awards shown represent full-time enrollment. To view your calculated awards as a part-time student, locate your EFC# by clicking on:

Arrow “Full-Yr Financial Aid Summary”, view your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) #. Visit the 2013 - 2014 PELL award chart and follow instructions.

TO SEE IF YOUR FINANCIAL AID AWARDS HAVE BEEN APPLIED TO YOUR TUITION:

In the Finances section, slick on “Account Inquiry”:
“Outstanding Charges” = Tuition
“Pending Financial Aid” = Awards being used towards your balance
“Total Due” = Your balance (a blank space or no amount indicates there is no balance)

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To complete a “Supplement Form”:

Arrow (In the “Finances” section) Supplement Form

For Institution: Click on the magnifying glass Arrow (Under “search results”) select the Academic institution you will attend.  For Hostos, you may also enter “HOS01” in the box.

For Aid Year: Click on the magnifying glass Arrow (Under “search results”) select the Academic Year you will attend (2014 represents the Fall 2013- Spring 2014 academic year). Complete the displayed online form, do not leave any questions blank/unanswered and click on “submit”.

NOTE: Federal Work study and Perkin Loans must be manually accepted to be received. To accept the awards (on the student center page):

Arrow Accept/Decline Awards
Arrow Select Aid Year 2014 (Financial Aid Year 2013-2014)
Arrow On the Award Package page ACCEPT FEDERAL WORK STUDY FALL/SPRING
Arrow Submit
Arrow Confirm

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For questions about your CUNYfirst account,
contact 718-518-6622 (Room C-595)

The student is responsible for the tuition amount that is not covered by Financial Aid. Students should view the deadline for full tuition payment to avoid their classes being dropped.

Access to student financial aid using CUNYfirst