Tuition Assistance


    Federal Student Aid

    (Pell Grant, Direct and Parent PLUS Loans) is available to qualified individuals for eligible programs. Eligible programs include the Practical Nursing Program and Cosmetology Program. Students are required to complete a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) to determine their eligibility. For important information related to Federal Student Aid or Gainful Employment, please visit our Adult Education site at or

    Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

    Eastern Suffolk BOCES is an eligible training provider for the following agencies:

    ACCES-VR Adult Career & Continuing Education Service provides tuition assistance for individuals with disabilities.

    DOL WIOA The Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, managed through the Department of Labor, provides assistance to those with significant barriers to obtain training
    for employment.

    CSEA Civil Service Employees Association, Inc., union members may be eligible.

    Veterans Administration Based on active duty service, the GI Bill® provides educational assistance to service members, veterans, and their dependents. Contact the Department of Veterans Affairs at 1-800-827-1000.

    GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government website at

    1199SEIU Members may be eligible for tuition assistance for the Practical Nursing Program.

    For further information, please call Student Financial Services at 631-233-4450.