Bronx

Monroe College's Bronx campus is an ideal urban campus located in the bustling Fordham section.

New Rochelle

Located in downtown New Rochelle, the Monroe College New Rochelle campus is nestled in a diverse, thriving suburban community in Westchester County.

St. Lucia

The scenic Monroe College St. Lucia campus in Barnard Hill Castries on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia combines the best of many worlds.

Queens

Monroe's Queens Extension Site is located in the heart of downtown Flushing, a vibrant and ethnically mixed district of Queens.

  • New York State Aid Eligibility

  • Student Eligibility Requirements for New York State Financial Aid

    • Must be U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen
    • Must have established legal residence in New York State 12 months prior to the beginning of the semester
    • Must be enrolled and matriculated in a program for at least 12 credits (TAP); at least 6 credits (APTS).
    • Must satisfy Academic Pursuit and Progress ( NYS Tuition Assistance Program)

    Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

    These need based awards are determined by student/parent information provided on the FAFSA and New York State tax information. Awards range from $250 to $5,165 and are determined by New York State.

    Standards of Academic Progress – NYS Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (Academic Year 2015-2016)

    Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) guidelines PDF version

    Effective Fall 2012
    When to Use
    Students who received first TAP prior to Fall 2010
    Or
    Students enrolled in at least 6 semester of hours non-credit remedial coursework in first semester of their first TAP payment in Fall 2010 or later.
    Associate Degrees & Certificate Programs       
    Before being certified for this payment 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
    A student must have accrued at least these many credits 0 3 9 18 30 45
    With at least this grade point average 0 .75 1.25 1.50 2.0 2.0
    Minimum number of credit hours that must be completed the prior semester 0 6 6 9 9 12
    Baccalaureate Program          
    Before being certified for this payment1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
    A student must have accrued at least these many credits0 3 9 21 33 45 60 75 90 105
    With at least this grade point average0 1.1 1.25 1.5 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
    Minimum number of credit hours that must be completed the prior semester0 6 6 9 9 12 12 12 12 12
               

    Satisfactory Academic Progress (Academic Year 2014-2015)

    Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) guidelines

    Effective Fall 2012
    When to Use
    Students who received first TAP prior to Fall 2010
    Or
    Students enrolled in at least 6 semester of hours non-credit remedial coursework in first semester of their first TAP payment in Fall 2010 or later.
    Associate Degrees & Certificate Programs       
    Before being certified for this payment 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
    A student must have accrued at least these many credits 0 152739 51
    With at least this grade point average 0 1.31.50 1.8 2.0 2.0
    Minimum number of credit hours that must be completed the prior semester 0 6 912 12 12
    Baccalaureate Program          
    Before being certified for this payment1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
    A student must have accrued at least these many credits0 615 2739 51 66 81 96 111 
    With at least this grade point average0 1.5 1.8 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.0
    Minimum number of credit hours that must be completed the prior semester0 6 12 12 12 12 12 12 12

    Aid for Part-Time Study (APTS)

    This award is only available to currently enrolled part-time students. Recipients are selected from those who apply and who would otherwise be eligible for TAP. The award is contingent on student need as well as fund availability. The maximum award for a semester is one-half of the student’s TAP award; up to a maximum of $1,000. For more information, please contact the Student Financial Services Office.

    NYS Student Aid to Native Americans

    Students who are listed on an official tribal roll of a New York tribe or who are children of an enrolled member may be entitled to aid under this program for up to four years of full-time study.



    NYS Regents Award for Children of Deceased Police Officers or Firefighters

    Awards for up to five years for full-time matriculated study are available to resident children eligible for the Regents Award for Children of resident police officers, firefighters or volunteer firefighters of New York State or any of its municipalities who died as a result of any injury sustained in the line of duty.

    NYS Regents Award for Children of Deceased or Disabled Veterans (Child of Veteran Award)

    Awards for up to five years for full-time matriculated study are available to children of resident veterans who died in the service or who have a current disability of 50% or greater as a result of U.S. military service.

    TAP Waiver

    • Regulations of the New York State Commissioner of Education permits students, who lose TAP due to withdrawal from classes because of unforeseen mitigating circumstances to apply for a one-time waiver of New York State’s TAP academic progress and pursuit-level requirements.
    • A waiver is not automatic and must be done in accordance with Monroe’s criteria.
    • Monroe College, at its discretion, may grant a waiver based on an evaluation of mitigating circumstances beyond the student’s control. Documentation of circumstances is required. A student’s potential to benefit from approval of waiver is also a determining factor for waiver approval.
    • Requests for waivers must be initiated by the student at the appropriate Office of Student Services. The Office of Student Financial Services will determine approval.