First Year Students

Application Process for Incoming First-Year Students Who Are U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

A student should not wait for an admission decision to complete the financial aid application process. The financial aid applications open on October 1, and we encourage you to complete the application process according to the timeline below.

Note: Please be sure to select the 2021-2022 academic year when you start your application. 

When you apply for admission, you will choose to apply in Restrictive Early Action or Regular Decision. The submission of your application for admission will determine the Priority Submission Date for your financial aid applications. 

Restrictive Early Action Deadlines

November 1: Admission application due 

November 15: Complete the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Available October 1
School code: 001840
More Information About Completing the FAFSA

November 15: Complete the 2021-22 CSS Profile - Available October 1
School code: 1841
More Information About Completing the CSS Profile

November 15: Complete the 2021-22 CSS Profile for the noncustodial parent (if applicable) - Available October 1
School code: 1841
More Information About Completing the CSS Profile

December 15: Complete Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) - Available October 1
You will need parent and student 2019 federal tax returns, parent 2019 W-2 form(s), verification worksheet, and other documents as requested.
More Information About the IDOC Service

Early March 2021: Financial Aid Notifications begin going out to admitted students on a rolling basis from the Office of Financial Aid.

Regular Decision Deadlines

January 1: Admission application due 

February 15: Complete the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) - Available October 1
School code: 001840
More Information About Completing the FAFSA

February 15: Complete the 2021-22 CSS Profile - Available October 1
School code: 1841
More Information About Completing the CSS Profile

February 15: Complete the 2021-22 CSS Profile for the noncustodial parent (if applicable) - Available October 1
School code: 1841
More Information About Completing the CSS Profile

March 1: Upload documents to Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) - Available October 1
You will need parent and student 2019 federal tax returns, parent 2019 W-2 form(s), verification worksheet, and other documents as requested.
More Information About the IDOC Service

Late March: Financial Aid Notifications begin going out to admitted students on a rolling basis from the Office of Financial Aid.