Check Your Financial Aid Status

STEP 1: Access Your Account

Go to BU BRAIN via Binghamton's portal, my.binghamton.edu, and then select the "Financial Aid" tab

STEP 2: Options and Actions

Once on the Financial Aid tab, select from several options to access your Binghamton University Financial Aid Award Offer information, review requirement messages and accept or decline loans.

Here's a quick overview of three key options:

Status

  • Select "Award for Aid Year"
  • Select aid year
  • VIEW overall status, holds, academic progress, financial aid awards and messages.

Eligibility

  • Select "Award for Aid Year"
  • Select aid year
  • REVIEW "unsatisfied" requirements that may prevent awards being applied to your bill. To VIEW, select "Student Requirements."

Award

Access your Award Offer where you can:

VIEW AND/OR PRINT

Click on "Award for Aid Year" and select the appropriate year from the drop-down menu

Click on "Award Overview" tab

Click on "Print SUNY Financial Aid Plan" button

ACCEPT OR DECLINE

Click on "Award for Aid Year" and select the appropriate year from the drop-down menu

Click on "Accept Award Offer" tab:

  • To ACCEPT loan offer, in the drop-down box select"Accept" and then click on the "Submit Decision" button.
  • To accept a PARTIAL loan offer, in the drop-down box select "Accept," enter an amount in the box and then click on the "Submit Decision" button.
  • To DECLINE loan offer, in the drop-down box select "DECLINE" and then click on the "Submit Decision" button.
  • Once a student takes action online, changes can ONLY be made by contacting Financial Aid.