New York State Loan Programs

Allocations 2023-2024 School Year

The ordering period for all New York State loan programs for the 2023-2024 school year is now open.

These are the 2023-2024 per-student allocation levels associated with all four New York State loan programs:


Allocation Per Student

New York State Textbook Law (NYSTL)$58.25
New York State Software Law (NYSSL)$14.98
New York State Library (NYSLIB)$6.25
New York State Computer Hardware (NYSCH)$10.57

Here are the Fiscal Year Deadline Dates for SY 2023-2024 for all four New York State Loan Programs:

SY 2023-2024 NYSTL Loan Programs Fiscal Year Close Deadline Dates

Last day to submit via email to:  your SY 23/24 DOE Loan Request Enrollment Certificate and Principal’s Statement of Assurances (if not yet received). Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Last day to transfer textbook or computer software funds into Hardware by 3:00 PM. Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Deadline to submit orders in the FAMIS portal for Hardware Thursday, March 7, 2024
Last day to “Transfer Funds” (budget mods) between loan programs by 3:00 PM. Friday, March 15, 2024
Deadline to submit orders in the FAMIS portal for the NYSTL, NYSSL & NYSLIB loan programs. Tuesday, March 19, 2024

FAMIS Credentials

You are reminded that all participating schools will have two FAMIS User IDs; one for the school designee or “initiator” assigned to create the order in FAMIS and a second FAMIS User ID required for the principal/building leader to “approve” the order in FAMIS. Please use your same credentials as previously assigned. If you require password resets, please contact the Finance Center at for assistance. Please provide your DOE alpha code, BEDS number and PIN.

For additional information on “approving” an order, please refer to How to Approve or Reject a PO in FAMIS.


  • Each year, four unique “activity codes” are created in the FAMIS system for each school. These codes are specific to particular commodity groups/loan programs and must be accurately selected when placing your new fiscal year orders. These codes help ensure that your purchases are properly accounted for and can be easily located in your spending plan by selecting the drop down menu next to “Group By:” Select “Activity”; click the “Inquire” button.
  • The New York State education law allows New York State Textbook Loan (NYSTL), New York State Software Loan (NYSSL) and New York State Computer Hardware (NYSCH) funds to be used interchangeably. Schools wishing to participate may do so by signing into the FAMIS Portal and following the NPS-NYSTL Flex Funds (Open external link) guidelines.
  • When submitting your purchase orders, please check to ensure that your correct school name and address are reflected as reported in your BEDS data form. All instructional materials and equipment purchased for loan are to be delivered only to your school at the address of record and must be kept on site in a secure manner.
  • All school name and address discrepancies and/or changes must be reported immediately to our office – the Office of Non Public Schools (ONPS) – to ensure that our records are accurate and in accord with your Basic Education Data System (BEDS) Code Information. Change of name and/or address notice must also be reported to the State Education Department (SED). Please refer to the SED site at Basic Education Data System (BEDS) Code Information | New York State Education Department (

Contact Information

Office of Non Public Schools 
Non-Public School NYSTL Unit
65 Court Street - Room 922
Brooklyn, NY 11201

Division of Financial Operations (DFO)
NPS State Support Group Unit
Payment/Invoice Issues – Email:
Enrollment Issues – Email:
Phone 718-935-3250
Fax: (718) 935-3801

Division of Financial Operations and Information Systems (DFOIS)
Finance Service Center
FAMIS Issues
Password Resets (Level 100 and 200) 
Phone: (718) 935-5000 


How to Approve or Reject a PO in FAMIS
Loan Request Enrollment Certificate
NPS Library Vendors Contract Data Sheets

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