HESC Upcoming and On-Demand Virtual Events

“The Path” is a series of virtual live and on-demand events, hosted by NYS HESC, and designed to help New York’s students on their path toward a higher education. Students and their families can get advice about accessing and financing a college education from higher education experts by attending these events from the comfort of their homes.

Browse our upcoming events to join a discussion with HESC.  Can’t make our virtual live event?  Visit our on-demand events library to view archived events at your leisure. 

Please note that pre-registration for our live events is required. 

Topic Description To Do Before the Event Registration
Creating Your FSA ID Your FSA ID is the first step to getting federal student aid. Join us for this 15-minute presentation where we will walk you through the quick and easy process to obtain your FSA ID.


5/4 @ 1pm

5/5 @ 7pm

5/10 @ 3pm

5/13 @ 6pm


Como crear su credencial
Aprenda a crear su credencial FSA ID para firmar su FAFSA   4/28 @ 6pm

5/5 @ 6:30pm

5/11 @ 7pm

5/13 @ 6pm

Online FAFSA and TAP Completion Workshop

Get one-on-one support from financial aid professionals who will answer your questions and help you complete your FAFSA and NYS application for the tuition assistance program (TAP).
All New York State students planning to attend college in the fall, and their parents, may participate.

Sponsored by HESC in partnership with the NYS Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA).

The Full Student: Featuring Kadeem Leslie

Kadeem shares his unique insight into the challenges faced by many students today, surmounting many challenges himself to become a straight-A student at Seton Hall University, a successful entrepreneur, and author of the book, The Full Student. Sponsored by Mapping Your Future.


5/4 @ 7:00 p.m.

5/6 @ 2:00 p.m.