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Office of Financial Aid

The Office of Financial Aid, under the jurisdiction of the Vice President for Enrollment Managementassists potential students, current students, and their families in obtaining the necessary financial resources to attend Kingsborough Community College. This includes the proper financial advisement of students and their families, processing and facilitating the financial aid application process and providing sound strategies in budgeting, and debt management both during and after college. The ultimate goal of the Office of Financial Aid is to minimize the financial concerns of our students so that they may concentrate on and maximize their opportunities for success.

What We Do

The Office of Financial Aid at Kingsborough Community College aims to assist current and prospective student and their families with obtaining the necessary financial resources to finance their education at Kingsborough Community College including: 

  • Providing adequate financial assistance and resources to eligible students
  • Advising students and families on the availability of financial aid
  • Assisting students and families with the completion of financial aid forms and other required documents
  • Processing financial aid in compliance with federal and state regulations
  • Providing information to customers regarding budgeting, alternative aid sources and debt management
  • Providing information and training to our students to enable them to become financially responsible 

School Codes: 

​Federal Code (FAFSA):
​New York State TAP Code:


Governor Cuomo and the New York State Legislature enacted the nation's first tuition-free degree program, the Excelsior Scholarship. A college education is increasingly necessary to secure the jobs of tomorrow, and the Excelsior Scholarship ensures New York's students have access to a quality education and the skills they need to succeed. Read more about it here:

To learn more about the NYS Excelsior Scholarship, visit:  
or text COLLEGE to 81336.


***ALERT - There are changes to the FAFSA Process for the 2017-2018 Academic Year***

Office Hours


 Office Hours

Counselor Availability


9AM - 5PM

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9AM - 8PM

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM


9AM - 8PM

9:00 AM - 8:00 PM


9AM - 5PM

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


9AM - 5PM

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM




*Only when classes are in session. Hours change for the summer, inter-sessions, holidays and during registration periods


Contact Us
Phone: (718) 368-4644/5651
Fax: (718) 368-4656
Our Office is located in Room U201

Mailing Address: 
Office of Financial Aid
Kingsborough Community College
Room U-201
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235
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Our Staff 

Sinu Jacob

Vanessa Almonte
Associate Director-Return of Title IV Coordinator

Hector Santos
Associate Director - Tap Coordinator

Valentina Morgan
Associate Director - ASAP & College Discovery Coordinator

Robert Gevertzman
Associate Director

Claudius Cristopher
Financial Aid Specialist-Perkins Loan Coordinator

Cristie Sutherland
Financial Aid Specialist - Pell Coordinator

Ishani Gunasekara
Financial Aid Specialist-Direct Stafford & Private Loan Coordinator

Hope Harris
Financial Aid Advisor

Joel George
Financial Aid Advisor

Magda Kamel
Financial Aid Specialist - Federal Work-Study Coordinator

Vonetta Hoyte
Financial Aid Specialist

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