TAP Training Modules
HESC’s TAP Training Modules help new financial aid professionals and those who need a refresher course understand all aspects of TAP Processing.
The eight training modules cover the TAP application process, eligibility requirements for a TAP award, award determination, good academic standing requirements, G&S Transaction Processing, Student Record Maintenance, using the DocTrac process for submitting additional information on behalf of a student, the Aid for Part-time Student program (APTS), and TAP certification.
Each module consists of a taped PowerPoint presentation that can be viewed at your own leisure and a PowerPoint presentation that can be printed for reference.
Module #1 – TAP Application Process
Module #2 – Eligibility Requirements
Module #3 – Student Record Maintenance & Doc TracHow to use Student Record Maintenance (SRM) and DocTrac, the the types of information you can electronically send to HESC, and what information can be either faxed or e-mailed to HESC on behalf of a student is covered. Student Record Maintenance & Doc Trac Powerpoint
Module #4 – TAP Award DeterminationsEach component used in calculating the TAP award, including tuition, school type, award schedule and academic year, is explained. TAP Award Determinations Powerpoint
Module # 5 – Good Academic StandingSpecific Good Academic Standing requirements for each student – dependent on the year the student received their first TAP award and if the student is a remedial student – is detailed. Good Academic Standing Powerpoint
Module #6 – G&S Transaction ProcessingG&S Transaction Processing, including how to view an individual student’s record, submit application changes, obtain certifications and how to request a duplicate forms, is demonstrated. G&S Transaction Processing Powerpoint
Module #7 – Aid for Part-time Study (APTS)The requirements and procedures for administering the NYS Aid for Part-time Student program (APTS), including institution application, student application and student eligibility, are explained. Aid for Part-time Study Powerpoint
Module #8 – TAP CertificationInformation about HESC’s TAP Certification process, including the college’s requirements and responsibilities, certification codes, TAP eligibility requirements for students, and waivers are presented. TAP Certification Powerpoint