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Making a world-class education possible

We meet the full demonstrated need, without loans, for every admitted undergrad who qualifies for financial assistance.

Announcements

Impact of Natural Disasters

We send our best wishes to students and families who have been affected by the recent natural disasters. Please reach out to us if you have financial concerns related to these events that may impact your ability to return to campus.
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Students and parents can reach our financial aid counselors by phone at (650) 723-3058 or by email at financialaid@stanford.edu. Borrowers of federal student loans who need flexibility on managing their loan payments during this time should contact their student loan servicers for more information, or call 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) to find out their servicer’s contact information.

Information for Students and Borrowers Impacted by Natural Disasters (Federal Student Aid page)

IRS Non-Filing Letters No Longer Required

Due to a change in federal guidance, students who are selected for Verification no longer need to provide Verification of Non-Filing Status letters.
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You can download an updated Verification form from our website by following the link in your To Do List in Axess.

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Applying for Aid

Application requirements, forms and deadlines. Note: We cannot confirm receipt of financial aid application requirements for admission applicants until after admission decisions have been released.

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In the Spotlight


Financial Aid Informational Videos

Our YouTube channel has videos on topics such as How to View Your Award Letter, Understanding Your Award Letter, Accepting Loans, and Reporting Outside Scholarships.


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8 Things You Should Know About Federal Work-Study

Helpful information from the U.S. Department of Education about the Federal Work-Study program.


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Constitution Day Lecture

The annual event celebrating the ratification of the United Status Constitution!