NYS Part-Time TAP


NYS Part-Time TAP is a new program that allows for partial TAP payments for students taking between 6- 11 credit. This program is available to CUNY degree granting college students who meet the specified requirements. To apply you must complete a FAFSA and a TAP application.

To receive Part-Time TAP you must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a New York State resident

  • Be admitted into a degree program

  • Earn 12 credits or more in each of two

    consecutive preceding semesters, for a total

    of 24 credits

  • Maintain a cumulative Grade Point Average

    of 2.0 or higher

  • Register for at least six credit hours, but less

    than 12 credits

  • Maintain good academic standing