For the health and safety of Lehman students and staff, the Financial Aid Office is currently servicing all students remotely. We will not be providing any in-person services until further notice. We apologize for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Please click on the above banner to connect to a Live Agent in Financial Aid. Agents will be available during regular office hours (see our hours below).
***Financial Aid Live Agent Hours***
Our hours are Monday to Thursday 9am-5pm and Friday 9am-3pm
ARPA HEERF III Student Emergency Grant Information
Beginning 11/30/21 CUNY has been awarding ARPA grants to all eligible students. Disbursement of these funds begins 12/1/21 and refunds to students begin on 12/9/21.
The Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund III (HEERF III) authorized by the American Rescue Plan Act, 2021 (ARP), was signed into law on March 11, 2021 and provides emergency grant funds from the U.S. Department of Education to students enrolled during the declared COVID-19 pandemic to help cover expenses associated with any component of the student’s cost of attendance or for emergency costs that arise due to coronavirus, such as tuition, food, housing, health care (including mental health care) or child care.
For more information about ARPA grants and frequently asked questions, click here
Financial Aid Forms
- Need to find a specific form to complete and submit? Click here for our available forms.
FAFSA Filing Information
- The 2021-2022 FAFSA (For Summer 2021, Fall 2021, Spring 2022 enrollment) is now available. File now!
- The 2022-2023 FAFSA (For Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Spring 2023 enrollment) is now available. File now!
- Watch this video if you will use the MobileApp to complete the 2022-2023 FAFSA.
- Spring 2022 Excelsior Application Deadline is 3/7/2022! Apply here
For Federal CARES Emergency Grant information please click here
To Submit Your Financial Aid Related Documents:
Please review your CUNY First "To-Do List" for documentation you must submit. Click here to view our "Online Financial Aid Forms" webpage, to find the documents you may be required to submit.
Once uploaded, please allow up to 21 business days for processing. In addition, please check your Lehman email for any updates, additional documents, etc. that may be required to finalize your Financial Aid. Once we have finalzied the review of your documents, we will clear all documents requested, which will stop the communications you are receiving to submit these documents.
We thank you for your cooperation. Please stay safe and continue to check this website for updates.
The mission of the Financial Aid Office at Lehman College is to help students apply for, receive and maintain eligibility for various types of financial aid. The office provides financial assistance to students who would otherwise be unable to pursue and achieve their educational and professional goals. The office strives to provide timely and accurate financial aid processing that is in full compliance with all federal, state and university regulations. The Financial Aid Office is committed to the highest level of customer service and effective, efficient delivery of financial assistance from federal, state, private and institutional sources to all Lehman College students.
In order to fulfill its mission, policies and procedures must be continually evaluated to ensure prompt, efficient service in compliance with statutes and regulations. Evaluations include: annual audits, management review and satisfaction surveys.
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