Contact Financial Aid

Office: Kearney Hall, 204
Phone: (585) 385-8042
Fax: (585) 385-5277
Email: finaid@sjfc.edu

Document Submission:
Submit documents online or email finaidforms@sjfc.edu.

Financial Aid Information for New Undergraduate Students

Next Steps in the Financial Aid Process

Now that you have decided to attend Fisher, here are the next steps in the financial aid process.


Log on to Fish 'R' Net

Log on to Fish 'R' Net

Log in to mySJFC and select Fish 'R' Net. First time users will need to enter their User ID (Student ID @) and PIN (your birth date: MMDDYY), complete the Login Verification Security Q&A, and click "Submit."


Review Your Financial Aid and Accept Your Award

Accept Financial Aid

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > My Award Information > Award for Aid Year > 2015-2016

  • Accept the Terms and Conditions first.
  • If awarded, accept or decline Federal College Work-Study, Federal Direct Student Loan, Federal Perkins Loan, and/or Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan.
  • For detailed instructions, see Accepting and Declining Your Financial Aid [pdf]

View Outstanding Requirements

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > Eligibility > Student Requirements

  • Verification Form
  • 2014 Federal Tax information – CHOOSE ONE OPTION:
    • Log back on to the FAFSA website and request that student and parent tax data be transferred to the FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval tool (if process not already used) -OR-
    • Submit a copy of parent and student 2014 IRS Tax Return Transcript obtained from the IRS Transcript website

Report Outside Scholarships

Go to mySJFC > Fish 'R' Net > Financial Aid > My Award Information > Award for Aid Year > 2015-2016


New York State TAP Grant

(New York State residents only)

  • If we have estimated a New York State TAP award and you have not yet completed a NYS TAP application online, please do so on the TAP website.

Consider Your Financing Options

  • Review and consider your financing options, such as the Federal Direct Parent PLUS Loan, Private Student Loan Programs, and the SJFC Payment Plan. More details can be found on the Financing Options page.
  • SJFC Payment Plan information can be found on the Payment Options page of the Student Accounts website.

Federal College Work-Study Program

  • The student is responsible for finding employment. Jobs are not assigned or guaranteed.
  • Jobs will be posted by late August on the Career Center website.
  • Students are paid an hourly rate and will receive a paycheck every two weeks for the hours worked; work-study is not credited to the student bill.

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