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Fall 2016 Award Letters will begin to be mailed the week of April 1st for new and transfer students
All financial aid correspondence is sent to the Ramapo College email address.
Students are urged to check their Ramapo College email regularly.



Because Ramapo is a state-assisted college, the cost of attending is affordable compared to many other institutions. There are three forms of student financial aid for which application can be made:

  • Grants
  • Loans
  • Work/Study Payments

The package offered to a student is determined by financial need and college year.

Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

Students must first fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) available from their guidance counselors or online before being considered for financial aid.

Deadline: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): submit by March 1 of each calendar year, Ramapo School Code: 009344

Seven Easy Steps to the FAFSA, A Student’s Guide to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid

For a step-by-step visual guide on completing your FAFSA application, please click on the link below:

Financial Aid Calendar

  • Sept. through April – Prospective students indicate interest in financial aid on admissions applications.
  • After January 1 – Prospective students may obtain the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) from the high school guidance officer or online.
  • March 1 – Deadline to submit FAFSA in order to receive an award letter prior to May 15.
  • June 1 –  Last date for students to submit financial aid applications to central processor in order to receive aid that can be applied to fall charges.
  • By July 1 – College notifies students (who submitted aid applications by June 1) of aid awards.


Office of Financial Aid
Summer Office Hours: Mondays- Thursdays 8:00AM-5:15 PM Fridays Closed
Phone: (201) 684-7549
Fax: (201) 684-7085
Location: E-210 (Academic Building)

F. Shawn O’Neill
Director of Financial Aid
Office: E-210A

Jonathan Belle
Associate Director
Office: E-210B

Tancy M. Nuñez
Assistant Director
Office: E-207

Esther Mills
Assistant Director/Systems Manager
Office: E-209

Nick Wahl
Data Assistant
Office: E-208

Janet H. Capolete
Financial Aid Counselor
(For students with last names with A-K)
Office: E-218B

Sussy Teijeiro
Financial Aid Counselor
(For students with last names with L-Z)
Office: E-218B

Robyn Perricelli
Refunds, Study Abroad
Office: E-210C

Julia Pezzamenti
Financial Aid Assistant
Office: E-210