Transfer Students

Notre Dame administers financial assistance on the basis of financial need. All students who complete the financial aid process are considered for University need-based scholarships.  Transfer students are not eligible for merit scholarships.

A student should not wait for an admission decision before completing the financial aid application process. There are different application requirements for fall and spring transfer students; these requirements are detailed in the information below. 

Fall 2020 Transfer Process
Priority Submission Date Application Materials School Code
4/15/2020 CSS Profile Application 1841
4/15/2020* 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 001840

In addition to the online applications, please submit the following documentation directly to our office via email to faforms@nd.edu

Spring 2021 Transfer Process
Priority Submission Date Application Materials School Code
11/15/2020 CSS Profile Application 1841
11/15/2020* 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 001840

In addition to the online applications, please submit the following documentation directly to our office via email to faforms@nd.edu

Please redact or blacken out Social Security Numbers to protect your personal information before emailing us your documents.

*Students who wish to be considered for state grant eligibility may have an earlier deadline for the FAFSA. Students should consult with their state department of education regarding published deadlines.