Financial Aid

Alerts and Important Information

COVID-19 updates

CARES Act & HEERF: Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about the impact of COVID-19 on financial aid and scholarships.
Read more information about Binghamton University's COVID fall 2022 guidance .

2023-24 NYS Excelsior Scholarship Application 

The NYS Excelsior Scholarship Application with HESC is now open.  The deadline to apply is August 31, 2023 at midnight.

To apply, go to the NYS HESC website.

SUNY Tuition Match Program

Please note, Binghamton University is not participating in the SUNY program matching the in-state tuition of the flagship public universities in 8 states.

Funding for Summer Session 

For information about funding summer session, please click here.  

Summer 2023 Hours

Walk-in service, Admissions Center 112
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  

Phone service, 607-777-2428
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.


When to call/email the office:

  • General financial aid or eligibility questions
  • Loan adjustments
  • Discuss additional loan/funding options
  • Check receipt of documents/FAFSA

Schedule an appointment with a financial aid counselor*:  
Appointments for Currently Enrolled Students
Appointments for Families, Prospective, or Admitted Students

Appointment hours:  Monday - Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
*Appointments can be scheduled via Zoom and are reserved for more private, confidential discussions. 
Financial aid counselors are also available on a walk-in basis during the hours listed above.   

Important Information for Student Veterans

The Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020 requires educational institutions to make certain disclosures to students using federal military and/or VA educational benefits. To view and print a copy of an estimated personalized cost of attendance you can visit the SUNY Net Price Cost Calculator and select Binghamton University from the dropdown. Additional financial information can be found at the NCES College Navigator site. 

The SUNY Financial Aid Plan (FAP) will provide a more in-depth analysis and accurate picture of student costs once the student has filed their FAFSA, completed a SUNY application, and has been accepted by a campus.