About the Office of Student Financial Services

The Office of Student financial Services is your one-stop location for all financial aid and billing matters. Here you can apply for aid, browse scholarships, pay your bill, and more.

1. Designate an “Authorized Payer” to pay your Ithaca College tuition and fees via QuikPay.

  • Sign in to HomerConnect with your Netpass.
  • From the menu on the left, select Financial Aid and Billing.
  • In the Financial Aid and Student Account Information section, select “Pay Online, View Account & Create/Review Direct Deposit.”
  • Select “Authorize Payers” and complete the process by following the prompts.
  • Complete the form by June so you and your family can view up-to-date account information as bills become available.

2. Complete the e-communications requirement.

Completion acknowledges that Ithaca College will communicate with you electronically; you must agree or disagree with the policy before proceeding to financial aid screens.

  • Sign in to HomerConnect with your Netpass.
  • From the menu on the left, select Financial Aid and Billing.
  • Choose "Award" from the Financial Aid screen.
  • At the "Award" screen, select "Award for Aid Year."
  • When you reach the "Award Package for 2019–2020 Aid Year" screen, read the Notice of E-communications from the Office of Student Financial Services.
  • Click on the "Terms and Conditions" tab at the top of the page and read the "Terms and Conditions" statement.
  • Choose one of the following:
    • ACCEPT: The “Accept Award Offer” tab will now be available to you, and you may proceed to view and accept your federal aid.
    • DO NOT ACCEPT: If you select this button, you must send the Office of Student Financial Services a written request (i.e., not sent by email or fax) stating that you do not wish to receive your information electronically. We then will send print communications to the mailing address we have on file.

      Please note: If you choose “Do Not Accept,” you will not be able to view and accept your awards via the “Accept Award Offer” tab until you have contacted our office.

  • Complete the e-communication form no later than July.

3. Complete the Title IV Form (if federal aid is part of your financial aid award).

  • Go to the Selection for Verification web page.
  • Click on "Title IV Form.pdf" in the Important Documents list at the bottom of the page.
  • Compete the form within 14 days of being advised by the Office of Student Financial Services that you need to do so.
  • Forms should be submitted by the semester billing due date in order to receive funds.

4. Review the Student Financial Services Requirement Checklist.

  • Go to the Student Financial Services Requirement Checklist
  • Review all four sections, and be sure to complete all steps that apply to your financial aid situation.
  • Start: Now
  • Due: August 10 (the fall semester bill due date)

Questions?

Contact Student Financial Services:

607-274-3131