Financial Aid Office

Phone: 315.443.3261
E-mail: finaid@uc.syr.edu
Fax: 315.443.6689
Address: 700 University Ave Room 107 | Syracuse, NY 13244

Academic Year Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
Evening appointments available upon request Monday–Thursday at 5:15, 5:45, 6:15
*Weeks of: Jan 7, 14, 21 2019 Office hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, 8:30 am -7 pm, Thursday and Friday 8:30 am-5:00 pm
*Weeks of: Aug 19, 26, Sept 2 2019 Office hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, 8:30 am -7 pm, Thursday and Friday 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Summer Hours:
Monday – Friday 8:00 am-4:30 pm
Evening appointments available upon request Monday–Thursday at 4:45, 5:15, 5:45, 6:15
*Weeks of May 13, 20 and 27, 2019 Office hours:
Mon, Tues, Wed, 8:00 am – 7 pm, Thursday and Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm.


The University College Financial Aid office administers financial aid for the following Syracuse University student groups:

Part-time Undergraduates

  1. admitted (matriculated) in one of these programs
    • Syracuse Course Programs, i.e., part-time commuter students
    • Distance Degree Programs (online)
  2. Non-matriculated

Part-time Graduates

  1. admitted (matriculated) in one of these programs
    • Distance Degree Programs (online)
    • Master’s Certificate
  2. Non-matriculated (private/alternative loans only)

Non-credit programs

  • private/alternative loans only

All other Syracuse University student groups are served by the Main Campus Financial Aid office, 200 Bowne Hall, 315-443-1513, except law students, who are served by the law college’s financial aid office.

The Team

David MacDonald

David MacDonald

Office Coordinator | Financial Aid

Janet Lafata

Janet Lafata

Advisor | Financial Aid

Margaret Stearns

Margaret Stearns

Director | Financial Aid

Sana’a El-Amir

Sana’a El-Amir

Assistant Director and Advisor | Financial Aid