Do you need to apply for Financial Aid?

1.It is easy to file the FAFSA and TAP applications ONLINE through the MCC financial aid website at

You do not need to attend the workshop

if you can file these applications on your own.

2. Call 1-800-433-3243 if you need assistance completing the federal aid application (FAFSA).


3. Call 1-888-697-4372 if you need assistance completing the New York state financial aid application (TAP).


4. Or, attend a financial aid applications workshop. Students and parents need to apply for a PIN at

In the workshop, students are able to file their FAFSA and New York State TAP applications online, complete their Loan Entrance Counseling Requirements, and electronically sign their Federal Direct Student Loan promissory notes. Members of the MCC Financial Aid Office staff are present in the lab to provide assistance to students with these programs. These workshops are for MCC students only.



To file the 2014-15 FAFSA and NYS TAP applications, bring the following documents:

  1. Your 2013 Federal tax return

  2. Your parents' 2013 federal tax return, social security number(s), and date(s) of birth unless::

        - You were born before January 1, 1991

        - You are married

        - You have a child who receives more than half of his/her support from you

        - You are a veteran of the U.S. armed forces

  3. Your 2013 NYS Tax Return

  4. Your parents' 2013 NYS Tax Return unless:

        -  You are 22 years of age or older

        -  AND you are not currently living with your parents

        -  AND you have not been claimed as a dependent by them for federal & state purposes for the past two years

  5. The total amount of untaxed income received during 2013.  If you, your spouse, or your parents (if applicable) received any untaxed income during 2013, such as public assistance, social security benefits, or child support, you must report it on the financial aid application.

Workshop Schedule, Locations  and Policies:

  • Food or children are not allowed in the workshops
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the workshop begins.
  • These workshops are for MCC students only.


Damon City Campus Student Services - 5th Floor

September 5

September 11, 16, 23 & 30

September 19 & 26

September 18 & 25

September 12

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

10:00 am – 12:00 pm

2:00 – 4:00 pm

                1:00 – 3:00 pm

Brighton Campus - Building 11 Room 111
Free Parking in Lot J during workshop hours

September 4, 11, 18 & 25

September 9, 16, 23 & 30

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

       3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Applied Technology Center
2485 West Henrietta Rd - Room 142 Free parking

None None

Brighton Campus - Building 7 Room 101
Free Parking in Lot J during workshop hours





There will be additional workshops next month.