Farmingdale's faculty and staff are dedicated to providing our current and future students the services needed to be successful in the Fall 2020 and beyond.
If you are a new student or future student, the Office of Admissions is available to assist you with getting started at FSC. The Office of Transfer Services is here to facilitate your transfer process, providing a smooth transition from your previous institution. All of our enrollment services are here to support you throughout your educational journey here at Farmingdale.
The Financial Aid Office continues to move forward with plans that align with the
Fall 2020 semester reopening. We are dedicated to communicating with you via the following
options to accommodate student and parent needs. Our updated office operations for
the Fall 2020 semester is as follows:
Phone Inquiries - You may contact our office and speak with a representative by calling our main number at 934-420-2578 Monday through Friday from 8:45 am to 4:30 pm.
Email Inquiries - You may send email notifications to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virtual Appointments - You may request a virtual appointment with a financial aid advisor by contacting our main number at 934-420-2578.
Submitting Documentation - You may submit documentation via fax to 934-420-3662, secured document upload on
the financial aid homepage of our website, placing documents in the Financial Aid drop box on the first floor
of Laffin Hall, or by mail to the Office of Financial Aid, 2350 Broadhollow Road,
Farmingdale, NY 11735.
Financial Aid Status - You are able to view your financial aid awards, required documents, and status online, at any time, using our Online Student System, OASIS. We strongly encourage you to use this online application, as it will expedite the processing of your awards and answer basic questions you may have regarding the status of your financial aid.
OASIS Account - Sign in to your OASIS account to manage your student account and financial aid. Once on the OASIS login page, use your SSN or RAM ID and PIN to gain access.
Classes will be conducted in a variety of formats: in-person, remote, online, and hybrid. For your reference, the list below defines the instructional methods to be used during the fall term. In OASIS you can find this information by course under the headings indicating SCHEDULE TYPES, for example: Schedule - Week by Week, Student Detail Schedule, or Concise Student Schedule.
- Specialized courses with descriptions such as flight, off-campus, internship, and independent study also have no special designation in OASIS.
- Distance Learning courses are traditional online courses offered 100% asynchronously. These courses are coded as ONLINE under the room assignment in OASIS and the class schedule.
- Remote Learning courses will meet in synchronous sessions during the assigned class times. These courses are coded as RMTE Class under room assignment in OASIS and the class schedule.
- Synchronous and Asynchronous courses are a combination of synchronous and asynchronous learning. Synchronous sessions meet remotely during the assigned class time periods. All course meeting times will be communicated in Blackboard. These courses are coded as RMTE ASYN and RMTE CLASS under room assignment in OASIS and the class schedule.
- Live Stream and On-Campus courses will be taught on campus during the regularly scheduled days and times. However, not all students will attend each session. Students in this type, of course, will be assigned to attend the class on designated days to help maintain physical distancing. The remaining students will access the course remotely through a live stream. Your instructor will assign you to your designated on-campus sessions. This course is coded with classroom locations and LIVE STRM.
On-Campus courses will meet during scheduled days and times on campus and have no specialized designation in OASIS. They will require the following of strict physical distancing guidelines.
Hybrid & Simulation courses students are assigned days to attend in-person sessions while maintaining physical distancing. On days where students are not assigned to the in-person sessions, simulation type experiences scheduled via remote learning will be required. These courses are coded with classroom locations and ONLINE.
Asynchronous & Campus Activity courses are primarily for in-person applied learning group work and project-based courses. Physical distancing will be maintained during the on-campus component of this course. The remote lecture component will be asynchronous, however, when the campus activities occur they will adhere to the day, time, and room schedule posted for the course. Instructors will assign in-person activities on Blackboard. These courses are coded with classroom locations and RMTE ASYN.
Farmingdale State College continues to move forward with plans for the Fall 2020 semester. We are dedicated to communicating regularly in order to guide and support our campus community. As more details become available, this Hub will be your best source of immediate information.