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Welcome to the Office of Financial Aid 

The main goal of the Financial Aid Office is to assist students in securing adequate funding to meet their educational expenses here at Mohawk Valley Community College. We are dedicated to help our students with all Financial Aid questions. Our office is also equally committed to improving the financial literacy of our students and providing financial planning information for life after graduation.

Where should you begin?

The first step in securing funding begins with the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). All grant, loan, and work-study applicants need to complete this application in order to determine eligibility for need-based financial aid programs. The correct FAFSA website is There is also an online tutorial you may find useful. Please note, in order to complete or edit the FAFSA you must create a Federal Student Aid ID (FSA_ID). If you experience difficulty with establishing or have forgotten your Federal Student Aid ID credentials you may call 1-800-557-7394 for assistance.

The current FAFSA is the 2018-2019 FAFSA. The 2018-2019 FAFSA is used for Summer 2018, Fall 2018, and Spring 2019. You will use your 2016 IRS Federal income tax information to complete the 2018-2019 FAFSA.

The 2019-2020 FAFSA is available starting October 1, 2018. This FAFSA will be used for Summer 2019, Fall 2019, and Spring 2020. You will use your 2017 IRS Federal Income tax information to complete the 2019-2020 FAFSA.

Our federal school code is 00287100; our state school code is 2105.

How do I contact the Financial Aid Office?

Our office is open Monday through Friday on the Utica campus from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. We are located in Payne Hall in the Student Services Center. To call the office our number is 315-792-5415. Our fax number is 315-731-5852. Our mail address is:

Office of Financial Aid
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501


Telephone: 315-792-5415

Fax: 315-731-5852

How to Fill Out the FAFSA
This is a video tutorial provided by Federal Student Aid on how to fill out the FAFSA. After the FAFSA: What Happens Next
This is a video provided by Federal Student Aid on what happens after you complete your FAFSA. How to Manage Your Student Loans
This is a video provided by Federal Student Aid on how to manage your student loans. Exit Counseling

Office of Financial Aid

Utica Campus
Payne Hall 159A
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Sherman Drive
Utica, NY 13501
Tel:  (315) 792-5415
Fax (315) 731-5852

Rome Campus
Plumley Complex PC130
Mohawk Valley Community College
1101 Floyd Avenue
Rome, NY 13440
Tel: (315) 334-7709
Fax: (315) 334-7726