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Accepting Your Financial Aid Award

The Office of Financial Aid Administration utilizes Self-Service to provide Manhattan College students with a secure system to manage their student accounts online. Begin by logging on to Self-Service you can complete the nessersary steps to Accept your Finanial Aid Awards and take the next step to enrolling at Manhattan College. 

Financial Aid Checklist 

  • File a FAFSA

    You must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to be considered for need-based financial aid from Manhattan College.

    • Your correct social security number must be on file with your FAFSA. If you do not provide this information, we will not be able to process your FAFSA.
    • You must provide our school code: 002758 in order for Manhattan College to receive your information.
    • The FAFSA must be signed with FSA ID's by both you and your parent in order to be processed.


  • Accept Your Financial Aid Award

    Incoming Students

    New Manhattan College students who were offered federal, state, and/or institutional aid received a hard copy award letter with their acceptance letter. Students will then be instructed to review and respond to this award letter electronically via their account in Self Service.

    Continuing Students

    Current Manhattan College students will not receive paper award letters after their first year enrolled at Manhattan College. Instead, eligible students will receive a JasperNet email notification in late May/early June, when the award letters are available for viewing on Self Service.

    Did you know: Your first-year enrollment deposit is deducted from your first semester bill.
    • How to Accept Your Awards
      1. Go to Self-Service
      2. Log in with your Jaspernet username and password.
        1. If you do not have a Jasper login click, “If you have lost your ID or password, please visit to retrieve it.” Click activate and use the information provided in your orientation packet to obtain a login.
      3. After logging in, click on the “Financial Aid” tab.
      4. Select the “Financial Planning Checklist” link.
      5. Click on the “Review and Respond to your Award Letter” tab to:
        1. Review your financial aid information and offers for the current aid year.
        2. Accept/decline your aid offers.

      If you have any problems accepting you awards please contact the Office of Financial Aid Administration at (718) 862-7100 or email at

  • Requests for Documents and Additional Information

    At times, we may need further documentation or action by a student. Notification is sent to a student's JasperNet email address for additional information, but students may also log on to Self-Service to determine the needed items:

    • Visit (a student must be logged into their Jaspernet account to see this page)
    • See 'Special Messages' to view any requests

    FAFSA Verification

    Students who are selected for FAFSA verification are notified annually by the Financial Aid Administration office via JasperNet email and a letter mailed to the student's permanent address on file.

    Detailed instructions are also available to selected students by logging on to Self-Service > Follow-up & Current Award Status.

  • Student Employment

    Students seeking federal work study (FWS) or campus employment (CE) must meet all the general eligibility requirements for Title IV financial aid programs and continue to show demonstrated financial need. Read more about student employment.

    Paperwork Requirements

    In addition to the basic federal requirements, a student must:

    • File the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the annual deadline (April 1).
    • Confirm eligibility by processing an official ACCEPT or DECLINE of the FWS or CE offer on Self-Service. In August, eligible, interested students will be emailed instructions on how to complete the necessary paperwork and online confidentiality agreement.
  • Frequently Asked Questions
    Here are some frequently asked questions about Financial Aid and awards.

Connect with the Financial Aid Team

We want to help you with the financial aid process! Please call 718-862-7100 or email for additional support or make a appointment to meet with a Financial Aid Administrator.