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Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) Questions

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NYS Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC)


This information line provides answers to general TAP questions, assistance in applying for TAP, TAP changes, status inquires, application problems, user account issues and FAFSA filing.



  • 1-888-NYSHESC (1-888-697-4372), Toll Free, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm
  • 518-473-1574, 8:00 am - 4:45 pm


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