Thinking about how to afford college? MCC can help.

The NYS Excelsior Scholarship application for the Spring 2019 semester will be available starting November 29, 2018 at 9:00 AM. The application deadline date will be January 14, 2019. Continuing Excelsior recipients from the 2017-2018 school year and or Fall 2018 semester do not need to reapply. New students are required to complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA and TAP applications prior to completing the Spring application for the Excelsior Scholarship. Eligibility requirements and the online application for Excelsior may be found here.

Monroe Community College is one of the best academic values in the country, but you’ll still want to be smart about how you afford college – and MCC is ready to help you.

  • Learn about loans, scholarships, forms and applications at our on-campus locations during normal business hours. 
  • The 2019 - 2020 FAFSA is available! Please use the provided link to begin the new application; or stop into our financial aid computer lab for more information.

The 2019-2020 FAFSA application is available on Monday October 1, 2018. 

The U.S. Department of Education launched its much-anticipated mobile FAFSA app known as "myStudentAid". The app is now available on the Apple App Store and Google Play. According to the Federal Student Aid (FSA) website, this initial version of the app allows students and families to fill out the 2019-20 FAFSA, and future versions will offer "additional functionality."

Brighton Campus

Building 1, Room 221


Monday: 8:45 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. & Tuesday - Friday: 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.


585.292.2050 (24-hour automated voice response system)



Downtown Campus

2nd Floor, Room 210


Monday - Friday: 8:45 a.m.-4:45 p.m.





MCC federal school code: 002872

MCC TAP school code: 2180


The financial aid process is not one size fits all. Choose who you are, below, so we can give you the exact information you need to explore all your financial aid options. 


If you’d like your parents to be involved in the financial aid process, you’ll need to fill out the Authorization to Release Education Record Information form.

MCC FastLane. Join the line before you arrive.
Brighton Campus: Sign up online or text "monroecc brighton" to 585-270-6691.
Downtown Campus: Sign up online or text "monroecc downtown" to 585-270-6691.