SEEK Financial Aid Information

To receive Federal and State financial aid as a CUNY SPS SEEK student, you must complete two forms: the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) application.

Both forms are completed online. The FAFSA is available at If you have questions while completing the FAFSA form, contact the helpline at (800) 433-3243. You should be directed to the TAP application after completing the online FAFSA as a NY resident. For additional TAP information, visit

  • The FAFSA Title IV Code is 004765
  • The school code for TAP is 1420

When filling out your FAFSA, please note that CUNY School of Professional Studies shares a Title IV code with the CUNY Graduate School and University Center and will appear as "CUNY GRADUATE SCH & UNIV CTR."