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Student Financial Services

College Hall 106
10 Elm Street
Smith College
Northampton, MA 01063

Phone: 413-585-2530
Fax: 413-585-2566
Email: sfs@smith.edu

Call Center Hours: Monday through Friday 10 a.m.–noon and 1:30–3:30 p.m. (EST)

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 their 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
CSS PROFILE 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2022
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1 November 15, 2022
2021 signed parent federal tax returns*, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2021 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

Parent Non-Filer Form (2021) 

November 15, 2022
   

*More information regarding the federal tax requirements can be found here.

Where to Send Documents

After the CSS Profile and FAFSA are submitted, documents should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically 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

- Net Partner (Smith's financial aid portal). Instructions will be emailed to the applicant after admission application is received by Smith Office of Admission.

Document Due
CSS PROFILE 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1
Smith College Code: 3762
January 2, 2023
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1 January 2, 2023
2021 signed parent federal tax returns*, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2021 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

Parent Non-Filer Form 2021

January 2, 2023
   

*More information regarding the federal tax requirements can be found here.

Where to Send Documents

After submitting the CSS Profile and FAFSA, documents should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically 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.

- Net Partner (Smith's financial aid portal). Instructions will be emailed to the applicant after admission application is received by Smith Office of Admission.

Document Due
CSS PROFILE 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1
Smith College Code: 3762
January 25, 2023
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents 2023-24 CSS Profile Opens on October 1 January 25, 2023

2021 signed parent federal tax returns*, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2021 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

Parent Non-Filer Form (2021) 

January 25, 2023
   

*More information regarding the federal tax requirements can be found here.

Where to Send Documents

After submitting the CSS Profile and FAFSA, documents should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically 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.

- Net Partner (Smith's financial aid portal). Instructions will be emailed to the applicant after admission application is received by Smith Office of Admission.

Undocumented Transfer Applicants

Document Due
Smith Aid Application for Traditional Students 2022-23 - Form available on IDOC or Net Partner November 15, 2022
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
November 15, 2022
Noncustodial Parent Profile November 15, 2022
2020 signed parent federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2020 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

Parent Non-Filer Form (2020) - Form available on IDOC or Net Partner

November 15, 2022

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, 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.

- Net Partner (Smith's financial aid portal). Instructions will be emailed to the applicant after admission application is received by Smith Office of Admission.

Document Due
CSS PROFILE
Smith College Code: 3762
March 10, 2023
CSS PROFILE for Noncustodial Parents
Smith College Code: 3762
March 10, 2023

2021 signed parent federal tax returns*, including all schedules and W-2s (custodial and noncustodial, if appropriate) and 2021 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

Parent Non-Filer Form (2021) - Form available on IDOC or Net Partner

March 10, 2023

*More information regarding the federal tax requirements can be found here.

Where to Send Documents

Documents should be sent to College Board's document imaging service, Institutional Documentation Services (IDOC). Financial aid documents are to be uploaded electronically 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.

- Net Partner (Smith's financial aid portal). Instructions will be emailed to the applicant after admission application is received by Smith Office of Admission.

Undocumented Ada Comstock Scholar Applicants

Document Due
FAFSA (2022-23)
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, 2022

Smith Aid Application for Ada Comstock Scholars 2022-23 - Form available on Net Partner

 

November 15, 2022

2020 signed student (and spouse or partner, if applicable) federal tax returns, including all schedules and W-2s and 2020 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.

Student Non-Filer Form (2020) - Form available on Net Partner

November 15, 2022

Where to Send Forms

You can send your documents to us through the mail, via fax, or Net Partner, Smith's financial aid portal. Instructions will be emailed to the applicant once an admission application has been received by the Smith Office of Admission. 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
 

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 24, 2023
Smith Aid Application for Ada Comstock Scholars 2023-24 - Form available on Net Partner February 24, 2023
2021 signed student (and spouse or partner, if applicable) federal tax returns*, including all schedules and W-2s and 2021 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.

Student Non-Filer Form (2021) - Form available on Net Partner

February 24, 2023

*More information regarding the federal tax requirements can be found here.

Where to Send Documents

You can send your documents to us through the mail, via secure fax, or through Net Partner, Smith's financial aid portal. Instructions will be emailed to the applicant once an admission application has been received by the Smith Office of Admission. 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