Applying for Aid

Regular Decision—U.S. Citizen/Eligible Noncitizens

Application Requirements 2024–2025

Application Available Priority Filing Date
CSS Profile/IDOC October 1 February 15
FAFSA December March 15

Applicants who complete the Profile and IDOC requirements by February 15 can expect to receive a financial aid notification in April.

  • CSS Profile
    • Apply online using school code 4704.
    • If your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married, each parent will need to provide CSS Profile information separately, using individual login credentials. We recommend that the student and the custodial parent complete the CSS Profile first.
    • If you do not have contact with your noncustodial parent, you may complete a Noncustodial Parent Waiver Request form. Submit your signed form and supporting documentation to the Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC).
  • IDOC (Institutional Documentation Service)
    • Once you have submitted your CSS Profile, you will receive an email message from CSS with instructions for completing the IDOC process.
    • Submit your 2022 parent federal tax return with all schedules, attachments, W-2 forms, and other earning statements. Include personal and corporate partnership tax returns.
    • If your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married, both parents will need to submit tax documents separately.
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
    • Apply online using school code 001305
    • If your parents are divorced or separated, the parent who provides the greater amount of your financial support completes the FAFSA with you.


CSS Profile, FAFSA, and tax documents (IDOC) are all required for need-based institutional scholarship consideration. If you only want to apply for federal and state financial aid programs, the CSS Profile is not required.

Updated on January 31, 2024 11:07 AM