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2016-17 Financial Aid

Financial Aid Instructions

Forms and Deadlines

Please find the required forms and deadlines for your application type below. Click on the plus sign (+) next to your application type in order to see the forms and deadlines. In order to be considered for need-based institutional financial aid, you must apply by the deadlines.

Please note: If you are a U.S. citizen living abroad, your parent or parents must submit both U.S. tax returns and tax returns from your country of residence. If your parent or parents file taxes in only one country, submit that tax return. If your parent or parents earn income, but do not file taxes due to local regulations where you live, submit an income statement from your parent or parents' employer.

Early Decision I

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: November 15, 2015
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2015
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable,
College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2015
2014 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If they are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form
Due: November 15, 2015
2014 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: November 15, 2015
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: November 15, 2015
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2016
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2015 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: February 15, 2016
2015 signed parent federal tax returns (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If they are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form.
Due: April 15, 2016
2015 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form.
Due: April 15, 2016
2015 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: April 15, 2016

Early Decision II

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: January 4, 2016
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: January 4, 2016
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: January 4, 2016
2014 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate). If they are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form Due: January 4, 2016
2014 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: January 4, 2016
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: January 4, 2016
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2016
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2015 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: February 15, 2016
2015 signed parent federal tax returns (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If they are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form.
Due: April 15, 2016
2015 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form.
Due: April 15, 2016
2015 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: April 15, 2016

Regular Decision

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: February 15, 2016
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2016
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2016
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2016
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2015 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: Feburary 15, 2016
2015 signed parent federal tax returns (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If they are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form.
Due: February 15, 2016(Priority*) or
April 1, 2016 (Final)
2015 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form.
Due: February 15, 2016(Priority*) or
April 1, 2016 (Final)
2015 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: February 15, 2016
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: February 15, 2016

*Students who meet the priority deadline and complete their aid application are guaranteed to receive their financial aid notification with their admission packets.

Please note: All students are required to apply for state aid if eligible. Failure to complete all of the state requirements will result in a loss of state grant eligibility. Smith College will not replace this lost assistance due to failure to complete the necessary state requirements. For more information on state aid, please see Grant Aid.

Where to Send Forms

Early Decision

You can send your documents to us through the mail, via fax, or you can scan and email. Please make copies of all documents submitted.

Smith College
Office of Student Financial Services
College Hall 106
10 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063

Fax: (413) 585-2566
Email: sfs@smith.edu

Regular Decision

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically to IDOC or mailed directly to IDOC, where they will be scanned and sent electronically to Smith.

College Board will send IDOC instructions via email in early February to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.