• A Hartwick professor helping out a student.
  • Yager Bell Tower, Hartwick College
  • Hartwick geology students conducting field survey
  • Yager Hall, Hartwick College


The Internet is a valuable resource for students and their families.

The U.S. Department of Education site covers many aspects of applying for financial aid, including how to file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Also available is a Student Guide to Financial Aid in English and Spanish.

Calculators are available online to determine your expected family contribution and other affordability considerations.

Eligible residents of New York State may qualify for the state's Tuition Assistance Program and can calculate their estimated award.

Other states—Vermont and Rhode Island—make awards and grants available to their residents attending college in New York State.

Numerous sites are available to students and their families to research private scholarships, among them FastWeb, College Board, and NextStudent.