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. 

Financial Aid
What Seniors Need to Know about Financial Aid for College
During this event, we will review federal, state, institutional, and private scholarships, how to apply for aid, deadlines, and more.
Creating Your FSA ID
Your FSA ID is the first step to getting access to federal student financial aid. Join us for this 15-minute walkthrough presentation to get your FSA ID today.
Virtual lounge
HESC Virtual Drop-In Lounge
Do you have a question about financial aid for college, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the NYS TAP, or the Excelsior scholarship?
In-Depth FAFSA/TAP Counselor Workshop
In-Depth FAFSA/TAP Counselor Workshop
Join New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) and the New York State Financial Aid Administrators Association (NYSFAAA) for an in-depth workshop focused on recent changes and updates to the FAFSA and TAP applications.
2023-2024 Annual FAFSA and TAP Application Training
2024-2025 Annual FAFSA and TAP Application Training
There are major changes due to the FAFSA Simplification Act, so whether you’re a first-timer or a pro, this hands-on webinar will prepare you to help students and parents navigate the 2024-2025 FAFSA and TAP online applications.
College Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
College Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities
Did you know there are specific financial aid programs for students with disabilities? Financial aid for students with disabilities can help them continue their education and seek out rewarding career opportunities.