Letters, forms, and other documents may be mailed to our office. Exceptions: You must present the original and submit a copy of your citizenship documentation, driver’s license or government ID and the Identity Statement forms in person only. You are responsible for making copies of all your documents before you submit them to the Essex County College Office of Financial Aid. Make sure all your documents are properly signed, where required and print your full name and Essex County College ID Number on every document you submit. Address submissions to this office as follows:


Essex County College
Office of Financial Aid

303 University Avenue, Room 3220
Newark, New Jersey 07102


Due to network server capacity limitations at this time, please do not contact us by email as our financial aid mailbox is not set up to receive or monitor for high volume incoming email.


(973) 877-3200


Phone Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM


Note: Due to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, we are only able to answer general questions over the phone.

In Person

Our office is located at 303 University Avenue, Room 3220 on Newark Campus.


Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:45 PM Friday: 9:00 AM – 2:45 PM

July 17, 2017 – August 31, 2017 Monday – Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Note: The Office of Financial Aid is closed on Fridays during the months of July and August

Important: You must present your Essex County College Student Photo Identification Card or currently valid Federal or State Photo ID.

Office hours are subject to change, so please check this page frequently.

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