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Direct Deposit Information


Never wait for a Financial Aid check in the mail!

Want to receive your financial aid refund days earlier than a check in the mail?

  • You can sign up for direct deposit via CUNYfirst and have all of your financial aid payments electronically deposited into your back account (checking or savings)

Benefits of Direct Deposit

  • Peace of mind: No worries about mail delays and lost or stolen checks
  • Convenience: No special trips to pick up and deposit checks.
  • Freedom: Payments are automatically deposited into your account, even if you are out of town or ill.
  • Savings: No check cashing fees>
Where to enroll? Here's how: