State Aid Management System (SAMS)

Contact: State Aid Unit

The State Aid Management System (SAMS) is a secure information system that facilitates the collection and processing of data required by the New York State Education Department (NYSED) to distribute annual state aid to all New York school districts. SAMS is accessible to authorized users from each school district, staff from the State Aid unit of the Education Department, and other authorized users from various state agencies.

Latest News

Now Available - 2015-16 Claim Forms are now available in SAMS
For additional Information link to SAMS Information and SAMS Training Materials

SAMS User IDs and Passwords

For assistance with user ids, passwords and/or using the SEDDAS system, you may contact NYSED using the following:
Help Desk: (518) 473-8832
or E-mail:
You can visit for more information.
Check out the FAQ section under the Training Materials link.

State Aid Claims Verification Process

Information regarding the New State Aid Claims Verification Process and new SAMS Automated Claim Verification Component.
State Aid Claim Verification Process (pdf 31 KB)

Last Updated: July 28, 2015