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 StudentAid.gov Account
Your StudentAid.gov account is the first step to getting access to federal student financial aid. Join us for this 15-minute walkthrough presentation to get your account today.
UFT/HESC FAFSA/TAP Completion Event - 2/29
Get one-on-one help completing your FAFSA or TAP application to be sure you get all the financial aid you’re entitled to.
Better FAFSA Better Future Webinar Series
Better FAFSA Better Future Webinar Series
Federal Student Aid (FSA) will be hosting a free federal financial aid webinar series February 20-22, 2024 geared toward students, parents, and college access professionals.
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?
Comparing College Award Letters
Comparing College Award Letters
Learn how to compare key college award letter details like cost, grants, scholarships, and loans to help you make informed choices about affordability and find the perfect college fit for you.