Learn how these students conquered their financial aid challenges.

Select a video or visit the College Sense website to find out more!

Pen and calculator with graph for Financial Literacy website

Furthering your financial literacy begins right here, with a site dedicated to providing you with the critical information you need to keep you informed and to remain a responsible consumer.

The Campus Financial Programs and Events Calendar lists campus-based and University-wide workshops, orientations and other programming opportunities that are designed to assist you with the financial planning and actions. Links to other resources from University Offices and helpful websites are also included.

Joseph Awadjie, Student Senate and Trustee

University Student Senate Chair, 2014-2015

JOSEPH K. AWADJIE, B.S., is currently pursuing a Master of Science Degree at Brooklyn College, specializing in Natural and Behavioral Sciences.
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What’s Happening

HESC Introduces College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool

The New York State Higher Education Corporation (HESC) has launched a College Financial Aid Award Letter Comparison Tool to help college-bound students and families interpret their award letters and get the bottom line cost of each college before making a final decision. The tool allows students and families to see side-by-side comparisons, highlights net costs and estimates the full two- or four-year cost of each college. See tool New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) brochure.

CUNY’s Matthew Goldstein Scholarship Program Launched

The CUNY Matthew Goldstein Scholarship Program is now available, and seeks to support the persistence and graduation of CUNY students who must take reduced course loads as reasonable accommodations for their disabilities. Applications due by June 25, 2014. Download application here.

Federal Government Financial Awareness Counseling Tool

Learn financial management basics, get current loan debt and history, future debt estimates and more with step-by-step interactive tutorials. Contact your campus financial aid counselor for assistance.

Financial Literacy Workshop Series

Free Workshop on Budgeting, Credit and Savings sponsored by the Hispanic Federation.

Free Tax Preparation Services

The Single Stop Community College Initiative provides free, on-site tax preparation services during tax season (January – April).