In 2009, an anonymous donor and the DGSC jointly established an Emergency Student Loan Fund. This Fund is under the administration of the Director of Financial Aid, and decisions regarding loans, loan amounts, and repayment plans are subject to appeal by the Vice President of Student Affairs.

To request information about the loan and to apply, please contact the Office of Financial Aid, with an inquiry regarding the “Emergency Student Loan Fund.”

Financial Aid Office
Phone: 212-817-7460
Office Location: Room 7201

Emergency loans are capped at $500 if the student receiving the loan receives a fellowship or another source of financial aid (work study or a federal loan) for the semester in which the loan is disbursed.

If a student needs an emergency loan and does not meet the qualifying criteria above, they are eligible for up to $250.