Current Students

This page contains important information about re-applying for financial aid for the 2023-24 academic year in a timely and accurate manner.

The following forms are required in order to determine your financial aid eligibility for 2023-24. All forms are due April 15, 2023.

  1. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You should apply online at Please use the IRS Data Retrieval process when completing the FAFSA and import your 2020 Federal Tax Information. If you have a FSA ID, you can electronically sign your FAFSA. If you need a FSA ID, apply online at
  2. Niagara University Application for Financial Aid. If you are a current student at Niagara, apply online in your MyNU.
  3. NYS TAP Application  - If required, an email notification will be sent to you by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) once you have submitted your FAFSA. You can check the status of your TAP application anytime at Most TAP renewals are completed automatically by NYSHESC.
  4. NU Scholarship Opportunity Search - Search and apply for both NU endowed scholarships and outside private scholarships in one place! Apply online through MyNU under "Systems" starting January 1st, 2023.

Under the new federal regulations, financial aid offices can no longer accept signed copies of tax returns. Federal regulations require either submitting the IRS tax transcript or using the IRS data retrieval through FAFSA on the Web at

If you need additional information or require assistance in completing the applications, please feel free to contact us.

Financial aid offer letter notifications are mailed electronically to your NU email address.