Returning Students

Returning Students

We welcome back students who have attended SUNY Sullivan in the past and wish to return to complete their education.

You are considered a returning student if you stopped out for one semester or more and want to return to seek a degree or certificate. Students who applied but never enrolled in classes are also considered returning students.

If you attended several years ago, you may be asked to resubmit your high school or college transcript(s). 

If you have attended another college after SUNY Sullivan, please request that your official college transcript also be sent to

  1. Depending on your previous academic standing at SUNY Sullivan, you may need to appeal to receive financial aid, as you may be ineligible due to a low grade point average or credits attempted and not earned. All returning students should email as soon as possible to determine whether they are eligible for financial aid. If you are not eligible, file a Federal Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal immediately.
  2. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Tuition Assistance Program (TAP), and Excelsior Scholarship Program (if applicable) applications. Financial aid applications can be completed as early as October 1st for the following academic year.
  3. Students who are unable to complete a FAFSA can complete the TAP application and the Senator Jose A Peralta application at
  4. Use SUNY Sullivan’s Federal School Code: 002879.
  5. Contact if you need assistance completing your form.
  6. Visit for more information.

Students who are ineligible for aid are still welcome to apply and enroll in classes but should note that they are responsible to pay for any and all college expenses.

Click here for vaccination requirement details. 

In addition to your Immunization record, as of January 2022, all students with an on-campus presence must be fully vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus (At this time, students registered 100% online are exempt from this requirement, unless they are using on-campus services). Failure to provide the required documentation will result in administrative withdrawal from seated classes.

If you have any questions, please email

After your Admission application is submitted and transcripts have been received a member of our Admissions staff will reach out to connect you with a Learning Center advisor who will help you and make your class schedule.

If you applied for financial aid, please go to this link to set up your new student portal for financial aid at SUNY Sullivan.

Please contact with any questions.

Click here to find out what it is, how to submit it, and why it could save you money. It must be presented once each academic year.

You may still have an outstanding balance after your financial aid is awarded and applied. Your tuition and fees must be paid, or a payment plan must be set up before your classes begin. Click here to find out how to access your balance and make a payment.


We strongly encourage you to apply for financial aid as soon as you start your application to ensure that you will have the aid you need.

Once you are admitted, there are Next Steps to Becoming a General that you’ll also need to complete.

Admissions Office

Interested in attending SUNY Sullivan but not sure where to begin?

The Admissions Office is here to help!

Admissions Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. (Closed Fridays during the summer)
Saturday-Sunday: Closed

One-Stop Office E Building


Our mission is to provide staff and resources to recruit, counsel and accept all eligible prospective students for SUNY Sullivan enrollment. To support a rich and rewarding college experience for its students. Admissions recruits a diverse student body from both within the Sullivan County Community and beyond. Information regarding SUNY Sullivan’s academic programs, student life and the enrollment process is promoted by Admissions through a variety of means to enhance prospective students’ academic careers and Sullivan County’s workforce.

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