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First-Year Domestic Traditional Students

2015-16 Financial Aid

Financial Aid Instructions

Forms and Deadlines

Please find the required forms and deadlines for your application type below. 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, 2014
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2014
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2014
2013 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 (PDF)
Due: November 15, 2014
2013 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: November 15, 2014
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: November 15, 2014
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2015
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2014 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: February 15, 2015
2014 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 (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: April 15, 2015
2014 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: April 15, 2015
2014 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: April 15, 2015

Early Decision II

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: January 5, 2015
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: January 5, 2015
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: January 5, 2015
2013 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 (PDF) Due: January 5, 2015
2013 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: January 5, 2015
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: January 5, 2015
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2015
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2014 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: February 15, 2015
2014 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 (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: April 15, 2015
2014 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: April 15, 2015
2014 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: April 15, 2015

Regular Decision

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: February 15, 2015
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2015
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2015
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: February 15, 2015
(Residents of MA, CT, NH, ME, RI, VT, PA: You must file FAFSA by state aid deadlines)
2014 parent W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) Due: Feburary 15, 2015
2014 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 (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: February 15, 2015 (Priority*) or
April 1, 2015 (Final)
2014 signed student federal tax returns

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form (Nonfiler form will not be available until January 2015)
Due: February 15, 2015 (Priority*) or
April 1, 2015 (Final)
2014 business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: February 15, 2015
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: February 15, 2015

*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). Paper financial aid documents are to be 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.