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Admissions

Financial Aid Forms

You are not required to complete all forms.  Contact us if you are unsure what form(s) are needed.

2020-2021 Academic Year

The CSS Profile is not required for U.S. citizens/perm residents. 


Special Circumstance Forms (optional)

Priority Deadline: New Students, Dec 1; Returning Students, Feb 1 

Forms are accepted after the deadlines have passed.

  • Please complete any applicable form(s) only if your cost exceeds the minimum amount shown. Return them to the Office of Financial Aid. If possible, save as a .pdf and send by email. You may also fax or send by mail to the number/address at the bottom of the form.

    • Educational Expenses - your parent pays $2000+ for his/her education, or for a siblings (grades K-12 only) during 2020-2021 academic year
    • Educational Loans - parent borrower now repaying $2000+/year to his/her own loan, or a loan for expenses for a sibling who is no longer in college
    • Healthcare Expenses - parent pays $3000+ in 2018, 2019 or 2020 not paid with “pre-tax” dollars
    • Unusual Expenses - parent pays $2000+ for childcare, funeral, legal, etc. in 2020

2020-2021 Verification Worksheets 

 

Documenting 2018 Income (if required/requested)
  • Best Option: use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool/DRT (video or .pdf). 
    • It is not available in the following circumstances: 
      • a married student/parent filed separate tax returns
      • a student or his/her parents have had a change in marital status after December 31, 2018
      • a student or his/her parent filed an amended tax return
      • a student or his/her parent filed a foreign tax return
  • If you cannot use the DRTrequest a Tax Return Transcript (TRT). “Get Transcript Online” is often the best option, as it gives you immediate access to the transcript after identity authentication. You can also request that it sent by mail (from the above link), or call the IRS 1-800-829-1040 (in their automated system, press “2”, then 1, then 2, enter your SSN, and follow the prompts).
  • Do not send copies of your federal income tax return


2019-2020 Academic Year

The CSS Profile is not required for U.S. citizens/perm residents. 

Special Circumstance Forms (optional)

Priority Deadline: Spring semester, December 1

Forms are accepted after the deadlines have passed.

Educational Expenses - parent paying $2000+ for him/herself or your sibling (grades K-12 only) during 2019-2020 academic year

Educational Loans - parent paying $2000+ toward loans in 2019 for which they are the borrower

Healthcare Expenses - parent paying $3000+ in 2017, 2018, or 2019 not paid with “pre-tax” dollars

Income Change (parent) - experiencing a significant change vs. 2017  Work-Related  or  Non-Wage Related

Income Change (student) - experiencing a significant change vs. 2017

Second Household Expenses - parents married, but living in different homes in different cities

Unusual Expenses - parent paying $2000+ for childcare, funeral, legal, etc. in 2017, 2018 or 2019


Documenting 2018 Income (if required/requested)
  • Best Option: use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool/DRT (video or .pdf). 
    • It is not available in the following circumstances: 
      • a married student/parent filed separate tax returns
      • a student or his/her parents have had a change in marital status after December 31, 2017
      • a student or his/her parent filed an amended tax return
      • a student or his/her parent filed a foreign tax return
  • If you cannot use the DRTrequest a Tax Return Transcript (TRT). “Get Transcript Online” is often the best option, as it gives you immediate access to the transcript after identity authentication. You can also request that it sent by mail (from the above link), or call the IRS 1-800-829-1040 (in their automated system, press “2”, then 1, then 2, enter your SSN, and follow the prompts).
  • Do not send copies of your federal income tax return


2019-2020 Verification Worksheets 

 

Informational Documents

  • How to Read Your Award Letter,  2018-2019    


Loan Forms

Cancel, decline, decrease or increase an existing loan

Loan Supplement (when loan is needed for additional costs)


Satisfactory Academic Progress (“SAP”)

  • Detailed information about this policy can be found here.
  • SAP Appeal Form - for returning students who do not meet the satisfactory academic progress standards and wish to appeal.