Guidance Department

SPHS Guidance Summer Office Hours

The SPHS Guidance Office will be open during the summer from 8:00am until 1:30pm, Monday through Thursday, and on Friday 8:00am until 1:00pm.

The SPHS Guidance Office phone number is (908)754-4620 x1633, x1632, or x1631 to reach any one of our Guidance secretaries.

To reach the Director of Guidance and School Counseling, Mr. Fierra, call (908)754-4620 x1630 or email [email protected] .

Our SPHS School Counselors work sporadically throughout the summer.  Please see their contact information below as well as their anticipated dates to be in the office this summer (subject to change so best to arrange an appointment ahead of time first):

Dr. Mylissa Bauman[email protected]  (908)754-4620 x1634
Anticipated Summer Office Dates:   July 20th, 25th;   August 2nd, 3rd. 

Ms. Erica Hapstak        [email protected]    (908)754-4620 x1637
Anticipated Summer Office Dates:   July 19th, 21st, 26th, 28th;       

Ms. Kathleen Reilly     [email protected]         (908)754-4620 x1638 
Anticipated Summer Office Dates:   July 11th, 13th, 14th, 15th;          

Mrs. Jaime Moran       [email protected]       (908)754-4620 x1635 
Anticipated Summer Office Dates:   July 6th, 7th, 20th, 27th; 

As always, please feel free to reach out to our Guidance Office with any questions or concerns about anything, anytime!  Have a relaxing summer!

Virtual FAFSA Completion Workshop.

  • May 25th - 6pm

What is the FAFSA®?  The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is an online form that must be submitted annually by current and prospective college students (undergraduate and graduate) in the United States to determine their eligibility for federal student financial aid.

What you will need to start your FAFSA®:

  • FSA ID ( for Parent and Student
  • 2019 Tax Returns for Parent and Student
  • Social Security Numbers for Parent and Student
  • Other Income Information
  • State Issued Driver's License
  • Documentation as U.S. Permanent Residents or Eligible Citizens

Ready to file your FAFSA®Click Here or get the webinar information below for the virtual FAFSA Completion Event March 31st starting at 6:00 pm

You can join from your computer, tablet or smartphone at

You can also dial in using your phone.  United States: +1 (224) 501-3412 
Access Code: 976-999-261

New to GoToMeeting? Get the app now and be ready when your first meeting starts:

Description:    On Tuesday evening, March 22, 2022, the SPHS Guidance Department presented it's annual College Planning and Financial Aid Presentation for Junior Parents.  Click on links below for the slides from the presentation as promised

Financing an Education: An Overview of Financial Aid
Postsecondary Planning Parent Presentation


ASVAB Career Exploratory Program -

South Plainfield High School will be hosting a representative from the ASVAB Career Exploration Program who will be administering the ASVAB Exam on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 from 8am-11am.  The exam is open to any Senior who wishes to take it, as well as any Senior still needing to pass an assessment for graduation.  For more information on the ASVAB Exam, please see your counselor or click on link below:

   Click here Working Papers    

for instructions on obtaining working papers thru the SPHS Guidance Department.

NEED A TUTOR?  The National Honor Society can help!

We have over 20 tutors that are ready to be matched with you! We tutor subjects and skills, just click this link to complete the request form:


    College Application Boot Camp
    College Planning Presentation


 The Free Application 

 Federal Student Aid

 (FAFSA®) is an online form that must be submitted   by current and prospective college students to     determine eligibility for federal student financial aid.

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  Men must register with Selective Service 
 within 30 days of their 18th birthday


  FAFSA - The official form used to request federal, state and school assistance in paying for college.
The New Jersey Higher Education Student Assistance Authority Hesaa Student Loan     Reach Higher Guide     Hesaa Plan for College .

Senior Back to School Night Parent Presentation

Rutgers University Pre-College Connect to Rutgers
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