1-800-4-ALFRED (425-3733)

Frequently Asked Questions about Paying for College

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Students must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The FAFSA may be filed electronically at http://www.fafsa.gov/. For detailed instructions, please see our financial aid page.

Accepted students or current students who have filed a FAFSA will begin to receive financial aid award letters in late March or approximately 3 weeks after you file your completed FAFSA, whichever date is later. Once a processed FAFSA has been received by Alfred State, students may also check the status of their aid and any requirements on BannerWeb. Students with an active campus e-mail account will receive financial aid notices via their e-mail account. 

There are a variety of scholarships available. A Financial Aid brochure is included in the acceptance folder. Information regarding any scholarship application procedures are outlined in the brochure. If an incoming student wants more information, he/she should contact the Admissions Office at 607-587-4215 or 1-800-4-ALFRED.

Yes. If you or your family are experiencing any type of change in income, family size or other forms of economic hardship it is possible to appeal your awards. The appeal needs to be in writing and may require certain types of documentation. Contact the Student Records and Financial Services Office for more information and assistance.

  1. In Banner Webclick Continue, then click on: Enter Secure Area
  2. Login: Enter your Social Security Number - e.g., 999999999 - or your Alfred State Student ID Number (begins with 800), and your login PIN.

First Time Users

Login to Banner Web using your student ID #, which begins with 800. If you do not know this, you can use your SS#. Your student ID # and initial PIN will be sent to you after applying to Alfred State. It will be mailed to the address listed on your application.

After you enter your user ID and PIN, you will be asked to create a new login PIN (six characters, alpha, numeric digits, or a combination of both.) This screen will ask you to re-enter your initial PIN (which is randomly generated) and then enter your new six-character PIN, and to verify your new PIN. Click on Login.

Returning Users

Use the login PIN number you created the first time you used the system. If you have forgotten your PIN, enter your User ID (Social Security # or your 800 Student Number), and click on Forgot Pin. Your self-established hint question will appear. When you answer this question correctly, Banner Web will allow you to reset your PIN. Please remember your response to your hint question is case sensitive.

NOTE: WHEN CREATING YOUR NEW LOGIN PIN, BE SURE TO MAKE IT: 1) easy to remember, and 2) a six-character alpha-numeric PIN. The feature requiring you to submit a self-established hint question and answer will assist you if you forget your PIN in the future.

It is to the student’s benefit to submit the deposit by the due date. By doing so, he/she will secure a spot in his/her chosen major as well as in the residence hall if living on campus. He/she can also sign up for orientation once the deposit is paid. If a student submits the deposit and then decides not to attend Alfred State, he/she has until May 1 to request in writing a full refund.

The room cost is based on the type (standard double, single, or townhouse) and/or size (small, large, or double single) of room. Each residential student is required to purchase a meal plan which should be figured in when you're planning your budget.

For more information, call 1-800-4-ALFRED and ask to speak to the Student Records and Financial Services Office.

The 1098T tax forms are mailed in January from Albany. You will not receive a 1098T if the total of your scholarships and grants (free aid) exceeds the total of your taxable college charges. Spring tuition bills are invoiced in November therefore the Spring taxable college charges will be included on the tax form for the year the bill was invoiced. Taxable college charges include tuition, college fee, activity fee, athletic fee, technology fee and transcript fee.

Contact Admissions at 607-587-4215 or 1-800-4-ALFRED.

The campus spending account is designed to give students an account to manage college expenses like books, supplies and special meals. CSA funds save time and hassle and can be spent at the Campus Stores, vending machines, dining facilities and with our campus partners. When you pay your bill, we recommend a CSA amount, but that amount can be completely deleted from your bill, or you can add to it. The minimum amount that can be added to the card is $10. The student photo ID card is swiped like a debit card when you make a purchase using CSA funds. As purchases are made, the account balance is reduced by that amount.

Listed below are additional fees for the following courses:

Ag Tech Lab Fee - $10

  • BIOL      1304

Ag Tech Lab Fee - $24

  • AGPS      1103
  • AGPS      3004
  • AGPS      5003
  • AGPS      5103
  • ANSC      2102
  • ANSC      2114

Ag Tech Lab Fee - $33

  • ANSC      1204

Architecture Fee - $53

  • ARCH      1184
  • ARCH      2394

Architecture Fee - $106

  • ARCH      3104
  • ARCH      4304
  • ARCH      5306
  • ARCH      6306
  • DSGN      2204
  • DSGN      2304

Architecture Fee - $159

  • ARCH      7306
  • ARCH      8306
  • ARCH      8716
  • ARCH      8776

Automotive Lab Fee - $54

  • AUTO      1124
  • AUTO      1224
  • AUTO      1326

Automotive Lab Fee - $106

  • AUTO      1343
  • AUTO      3819

Automotive Lab Fee - $138

  • AUTO 3504

Building Trades Lab Fee - $13

  • BLCT      4143

Building Trades Lab Fee - $18

  • BLCT      1142
  • BLCT      2142

Building Trades Lab Fee - $24

  • BLCT      4153

Building Trades Lab Fee - $44

  • BLCT      1016
  • BLCT      4004

Certification and Virtual Fee - $175

  • CISY      4283

Civil Engineering Lab Fee - $15

  • CIVL      1013

Clinical Liability - $15 per semester

  • MEDR      4312
  • MEDR      4322
  • NURS      1109
  • NURS      2201
  • NURS      2209
  • NURS      3311
  • NURS      4411
  • NURS      7004

Computer Design and Manufacturing Fee - $112

  • WELD      1724
  • WELD      2715
  • WELD      3005
  • WELD      4425

Culinary Arts Lab Fee - $60

  • FDSR      1478
  • FDSR      1578
  • FDSR      2479
  • FDSR      2489
  • FDSR      3479
  • FDSR      3489
  • FDSR      4478
  • FDSR      4488

Electrical Trades Lab Fee - $17

  • ELTR      3156
  • ELTR      3306
  • ELTR      3326
  • ELTR      3336
  • ELTR      3356
  • ELTR      3366

Electrical Trades Lab Fee - $26

  • ELTR      1166
  • ELTR      1176

Electrical Trades Lab Fee - $27

  • ELTR      2166
  • ELTR      2176

Machine Tool Lab Fee - $106

  • MATT      1004
  • MATT      1234
  • MATT      3005
  • MATT      4005

Mechanical Engineering Lab Fee - $15

  • MECH      5334

Mechanical Engineering Lab Fee - $37

  • MECH      1203

Mechanical Engineering Lab Fee - $46

  • ENGR      4264

Nursing Lab Fee - $23

  • NURS      3310

Nursing Lab Fee - $24

  • NURS      4410

Nursing Lab Fee - $37

  • NURS      1108

Nursing Lab Fee - $46

  • NURS      2208

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $3

  • BIOL      1223
  • CHEM      5013

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $6

  • CHEM      1114

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $7

  • BIOL      1104

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $8

  • CHEM      1984

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $10

  • CHEM      2984

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $12

  • BIOL      1404

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $15

  • BIOL      2204

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $17

  • BIOL      2504

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $22

  • CHEM      3514
  • CHEM      4524

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $24

  • BIOL      2301

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $26

  • BIOL 5254

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $27

  • CHEM      2124

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $29

  • BIOL      4254

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $47

  • FRSC      8803

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $53

  • FRSC      6214

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $55

  • CHEM      6614

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $57

  • CHEM      6854

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $62

  • CHEM      5414

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $96

  • BIOL      2801

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $100

  • FRSC      7214

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $104

  • BIOL      6534

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $109

  • CHEM      7784

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $118

  • ENVR      4424

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $129

  • BIOL      2633

Physical and Life Sciences Lab Fee - $152

  • BIOL      5013

Vet Tech Lab Fee - $33

  • VETS      1203
  • VETS      3003
  • VETS      3004
  • VETS      3013
  • VETS      3024
  • VETS      3204
  • VETS      4103

Wood Fabrication Fee - $25

  • BLCT      1022

Wood Fabrication Fee - $68

  • BLCT      2032