Financial Aid

Financial Aid: FASFA, Grants and Loans

News / Updates

On May 10, 2015 The Federal Student Aid Processor (FSA) will implement a new login process to improve security and the customer experience for student and borrower-based websites, including FAFSA on the Web, NSLDS Student Access, StudentLoans.gov, StudentAid.gov

PIN Replacement – How to Create an FSA ID

 

Fall 2015 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.


Guide to Reading Your Financial Aid Award Notification Letter

Overview

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.

FAFSA

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

FAFSA-TUTORIAL

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:

Generic Version:
http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification/

IRS Data Retrieval Tutorial:

http://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/media/videos/1516/english/irs-data-retrieval.htm

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.

Contacts

Office of Financial Aid
Office Hours: Mondays 8:30 AM-6:00 PM                                                        Tuesdays-Fridays 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Phone: (201) 684-7549
Fax: (201) 684-7085
E-mail: finaid@ramapo.edu
Location: E-210 (Academic Building)

F. Shawn O’Neill                                                                                                   Director of Financial Aid

E-210A  foneill@ramapo.edu

Jonathan Belle
Acting Associate Director

E-210B jbelle@ramapo.edu

Tancy M. Nuñez
Assistant Director
E-207 tnunez@ramapo.edu

Janet H. Capolete
Financial Aid Counselor
(For students with last names with A-K)

E-218B jcapolet@ramapo.edu

Sussy Teijeiro

Financial Aid Counselor
(For students with last names with L-Z)

E-218B steijeir@ramapo.edu

Nick Wahl
Data Assistant

E-208 nwahl@ramapo.edu

Robyn Perricelli
Refunds, Study Abroad

E-210C rperrice@ramapo.edu

Julia Pezzamenti                                                                                                              Financial Aid Assistant

E-210 jpezzime@ramapo.edu