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Applicants & Prospective Students

This section is for prospective students applying for admission. If you are a current student, please go to the Student Financial Services website for information.

Undocumented students, with or without Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), are encouraged to apply for financial aid at Smith College. Smith welcomes all students to apply for financial aid, regardless of citizenship status.


When to Apply for Aid

You must not wait until you have been accepted to Smith to apply for aid. Any student who may need institutional financial assistance during her tenure at Smith should apply for aid by the financial aid deadlines. For applicants who meet the published deadlines, award notifications are sent with admission decisions.


Applying for Aid After Deadlines

First-Year Applicants

Undocumented students who do not apply for financial aid by the published financial aid deadlines will be required to complete 64 credits earned at Smith before they are eligible to apply for institutional financial aid.

Transfer & Ada Comstock Scholar Applicants

Undocumented transfer and Ada Comstock Scholar applicants who do not apply for financial aid by the published financial aid deadlines will be required to complete 32 credits at Smith before they are eligible to apply for institutional financial aid.


Forms & Deadlines

Undocumented First-Year Applicants

Document Due
November 15, 2018
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2018
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents November 15, 2018
2017 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2017 business tax returns, if applicable (custodial and noncustodial)

If parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Non-Filer Form

November 15, 2018
   

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (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 to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

Document Due
January 2, 2019
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
January 2, 2019
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents January 2, 2019
2017 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2017 business tax returns, if applicable (custodial and noncustodial)

If parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Non-Filer Form

January 2, 2019
   

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (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 to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

Document Due
January 25, 2019
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
January 25, 2019
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents January 25, 2019

2017 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2017 business tax returns, if applicable (custodial and noncustodial)

If parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Non-Filer Form

January 25, 2019
   

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (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 to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

Undocumented Transfer Applicants

Document Due
November 15, 2018
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2018
Noncustodial Parent Profile November 15, 2018
2016 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2016 business tax returns, if applicable (custodial and noncustodial)

If parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Non-Filer Form

November 15, 2018

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (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 to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

Document Due
Febuary 1, 2019
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
February 1, 2019
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
February 1, 2019

2017 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2017 business tax returns, if applicable (custodial and noncustodial)

If parents are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Parent Non-Filer Form

February 1, 2019

Where to Send Forms

Forms should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (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 to applicants who have completed the CSS PROFILE. To ensure deadlines are met, please complete the CSS PROFILE prior to the deadline so that documents can be uploaded to IDOC by our deadline. For more information, please visit the IDOC website.

Undocumented Ada Comstock Scholar Applicants

Document Due
FAFSA (2018-19)
Smith College Code: 002209

We are asking that you complete the FAFSA for Smith College financial aid purposes only. Undocumented students are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.
November 15, 2018
November 15, 2018

2016 signed student (and spouse or partner, if applicable) federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s and 2016 business tax returns, if applicable.

If you (or your spouse/partner, if applicable) are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Non-Filer Form.

November 15, 2018

Where to Send Forms

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

Document Due
FAFSA
Smith College Code: 002209

We are asking that you complete the FAFSA for Smith College financial aid purposes only. Undocumented students are not eligible for Federal Student Aid.
February 1, 2019
February 1, 2019
2017 signed student (and spouse or partner, if applicable) federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s and 2017 business tax returns, if applicable.

If you (or your spouse/partner, if applicable) are not required to, and did not file taxes, please complete the Student Non-Filer Form.

 

February 1, 2019

Where to Send Forms

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