Aid For Part-Time Study
The Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) program provides tuition assistance to undergraduate New York State residents matriculated in a degree program
and enrolled between three to eleven credits per semester.
To qualify, dependent students must have a New York State taxable family income less than $50,550.
Independent students must have a New York State taxable family income less than $34,250.
Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS) award amounts are determined by the Office of Financial Aid and
cannot exceed tuition charges.
Details and helpful links for each step are provided below.
1.) Complete the Aid for Part-Time Study Application
2.) Attach Signed Copy of NYS Tax Returns (see APTS Instructions)
3.) Submit APTS Application and NYS Tax returns to Financial Aid
Step 1: Complete the Aid for Part-Time Study Application
The Aid for Part-time Study Application will be available in early August.
Step 2: Attach Signed Copy of NYS Tax Returns (see APTS Instructions)
Attach a signed photocopy of all required student and;
if applicable; parent New York State Tax Returns to your APTS application.
Failure to include the required New York State tax returns will result in processing delays and/or reduction of your APTS award.
Step 3: Submit APTS Application and NYS Tax returns to Financial Aid
Requested documents should be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid in one of the following ways:
|Student Financial Center
||Student Financial Center
|Campus Center G-26
|1400 Washington Ave
|Albany, NY 12222
The student's nine digit Albany ID should appear on each page submitted.
Please Note: Students and parents are advised not to send documents with private information such as tax data, social security numbers, or citizenship verification via email.