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Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Services is dedicated to providing you the highest level of service as we guide you through the financial aid process and assist you in meeting the costs of receiving a quality JAVĿ¼ education.

Financing a college education is no small task. At JAVĿ¼, we realize that your financial situation is unique. That's why we are committed to providing the highest level of guidance and service to you.

Financing a college education is no small task. At JAVĿ¼, we realize that your financial situation is unique. That's why we are committed to providing the highest level of guidance and service to you.

At any time during the financial aid process, please do not hesitate to contact our office if you have questions. We are here to help!

Applying for Aid

The financial aid process may seem daunting, but it doesn't need to be. Follow our step-by-step instructions on how to apply for financial aid and you'll be on your way to affording a JAVĿ¼ education.

Cost of Attendance

View a breakdown of the cost of attendance for undergraduate and graduate students.

Types of Financial Aid

Learn about the different types of financial aid including scholarships, grants, loans, work study, and veteran's benefits.

Connect with Student Financial Services

Questions about financial aid, scholarships, cost of attendance, or your student bill? We are here to help! Call us at (585) 385-8042 or send an email to sfs@sjf.edu to get your questions answered.

Accepted Undergraduate Students

Learn how to view and print your financial aid package, get descriptions of financial aid awards, and more on our Financial Aid Information for New Undergraduate Students page.

Financial Aid Announcements

Fall 2024 Semester Student Bills Available on Fish 'R' Net

Fall semester student bills are available on >Payment & Billing > JAVĿ¼Pay (login required). The current account status will display the current balance due and the most recent charges at the top. Statement history will display all of the statements that have been generated with the due date reflected in the top right corner of the statement. The statements are a snapshot of the student account on the date it was generated. For real-time information, please be sure to view the current account status. NYS TAP grants and awards will reflect as a credit for all students with an approved award with NYS in late July. Confirm your NYS has been completed.

Accept and Decline Your Financial Aid

If you have been awarded Federal Work Study and/or a Federal Direct Student Loan, log on to to accept, decline, or accept partial amounts of these awards. First-time student borrowers need complete loan entrance counseling and a Master Promissory Note (MPN) at to receive credit on the student bill. 

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)

The 2024-2025 FAFSA is now available! Complete the application at for students attending summer 2024, fall 2024, and/or spring 2025. Students and parents (if applicable) will use 2022 tax information on the 2024-2025 FAFSA.

JAVĿ¼'s Federal School Code is 002821.

2024-25 New York State Tuition Assistance Program (TAP)

For the 2024-25 academic year, the NYS TAP grant income eligibility has changed.  For dependent students, NYS net taxable income cannot exceed $125,000, $60,000 for married students with no dependents and $30,000 for independent single students with no dependents. TAP grants will range from $1,000 to $5,665 for 2024-25. Student accounts will be updated once processing has been completed with the State. Students must complete the . 

1098-T Tax Information

Your 2023 Tuition Statement, Form 1098-T, is available on > Payment & Billing. Students will need to provide this information to parents if necessary, as authorized payers do not have electronic access to the 1098-T form. Detailed information is available on the Student Accounts website

Sign Up for Direct Deposit

Sign up for direct deposit today on under the Payment & Billing section. Direct deposit allows you to receive your credit balance in the fastest way possible. Please note that any student without direct deposit information on file and a credit balance will have their check mailed to the mailing address JAVĿ¼ has on file. Checks will not be available for pick up on campus. You can check your address on under the Personal Information section. Credit balance refunds begin the second week of classes each semester. You will be notified via email if you have a refund and when it has processed.

Financial Wellness