It is time for you and your senior student to think about financial aid for college.


To receive federal financial Aid, you must:
  • Have a high school diploma
  • Be a US citizen or eligible non-citizen
  • Have a social security number
  • Be registered with the Selective Service (men only)
  • Be enrolled or accepted in an eligible program of study
  • Complete FAFSA Application


On Wednesday, October 19, 2016, Portville Central School will host a meeting on FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).  A representative from St. Bonaventure University will be in the Portville Central School’s John Dubot's Room, at 5:30 PM to inform parents/guardians and students of changes and updates to FAFSA.
SUNY is offering two Financial Aid Days (October 15, 2016 and November 12, 2016) to assist prospective students and their families in applying for financial aid and completing the FAFSA.  These workshops are offered free of charge and are available at 46 locations throughout New York State.   Visit to see a list of participating campuses.   Students and families are encouraged to pre-register by going online at or by calling the SUNY Recruitment Response Center at 1.800.342.3811.
The Portville Career & Counseling Department is offering a Financial Aid
Workshop for families.  The program will take place on
Wednesday, ____________, 2017, at 5:15 PM in the John Dubot’s Room.