Applying for Aid

Application Requirements and Priority Filing Dates

The CSS PROFILE for academic year 2015-2016 is now available online. The FAFSA application for 2015-2016 will be available starting on January 1, 2015. Filing earlier than our priority filing dates is not necessary.

The dates listed below apply to the 2015-2016 academic year.


U.S. CITIZENS & LEGAL PERMANENT RESIDENTS
Restrictive
Early Action

Regular Decision

Transfer Applicants

Continuing Students

CSS PROFILE
(College Scholarship Service)
Apply online: School Code 4704

Noncustodial PROFILE (if applicable)

November 15,
2014

February 15,
2015

March 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

FAFSA
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
Apply online: School Code 001305

Available starting January 1, 2015

March 1,
2015

February 15, 2015

March 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

Tax Documents
Prospective students: Submit 2014 parent federal income tax returns, schedules and W2 forms to IDOC

Continuing students: Fax 2014 parent W-2 forms to the FAO at 650-725-0540

March 1,
2015

April 1,
2015

April 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

  • CSS PROFILE is required for institutional scholarship consideration.
  • FAFSA is required for consideration for all federal financial aid programs and some state grant programs.
  • Tax documents are required for consideration for institutional, federal and state aid.
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CANADIAN CITIZENS*
Restrictive
Early Action

Regular Decision

Transfer Applicants

Continuing Students

CSS PROFILE
(College Scholarship Service)
Apply online:
School Code 4704

Noncustodial PROFILE (if applicable)

November 15,
2014

February 15,
2015

March 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

Tax Documents
Prospective students: Submit 2014 parent Canadian tax statements to IDOC

Continuing students: Fax 2014 parent earnings statements to the FAO at 650-725-0540

March 1,
2015

April 1,
2015

April 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

*Canadian citizens who are applying for aid must indicate this intention on the admission application.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS*
Restrictive
Early Action

Regular Decision

Transfer Applicants

Continuing Students

CSS PROFILE
(College Scholarship Service)
Apply online:
School Code 4704

 

November 15,
2015

February 15,
2015

March 15,
2015

April 30, 2015

International Student Certification of Finances

November 15,
2014

February 15,
2015

March 15,
2015

April 30,
2015

Fax completed PDF’s to the FAO at 650-725-0540

* International students who are applying for aid must indicate this intention on the admission application.

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NOTIFICATIONS
 

Restrictive
Early Action

Regular Decision

Transfer Applicants

Continuing Students

Award letters for on-time applicants will be available starting on:

December 15,
2014

April 1,
2015

May 15,
2015

August 1,
2015

Updated on October 17, 2014 1:56 PM