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Forms and 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.

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.

September 2016 transfer entrance

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: February 15, 2016
CSS PROFILE 1617 Profile available October 1)
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2016
FAFSA (1617 FAFSA available January 1, 2016)
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 (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and student W-2s Due: February 15, 2016
2015 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

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

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form (available February 2016)
Due: February 15, 2016 (Priority) or
April 1, 2016 (Final)
Noncustodial PROFILE, if applicable (1617 Noncustodial Profile available October 1)
College Code: 3762
Due: February 15, 2016
2015 parent 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 financial aid application are guaranteed to receive their financial aid notification with their admission packets.

January 2016 transfer entrance

Smith College Aid Application for Traditional Students (PDF) Due: November 15, 2015
CSS PROFILE (2015-2016)
Smith College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2015
FAFSA (2015-2016)
Smith College Code: 002209
Due: November 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: November 15, 2015
2014 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate)

If your parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Nonfiler Form
Due: November 15, 2015
2014 signed student federal tax returns, including all schedules

If you are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Nonfiler Form
Due: November 15, 2015
Noncustodial PROFILE (2015-2016), if applicable
College Code: 3762
Due: November 15, 2015
2014 parent business tax returns, if appropriate (custodial and noncustodial) Due: November 15, 2015
Trust Information Request (PDF), if applicable Due: November 15, 2015

Where to Send Forms

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 IDOC website.

Important

Apply for financial aid by the deadlines to qualify; do not wait to be admitted to the college before applying for aid.

Transfer students who do not apply for aid prior to admission are not eligible to receive institutional aid until they have completed 32 credits at Smith.