Current students must apply for financial aid each year. We use the FAFSA to determine eligibility for various federal and state aid programs including federal student loans, federal and state grants, and federal work study. We use the CSS Profile, along with the FAFSA, to help determine eligibility for institutional aid including the Hampshire Grant. To review what forms are required for your aid application, please refer to My Documents on theHub or contact the financial aid office.
Currently enrolled students and those on leave who previously did not apply for aid but now want to must also submit a completed Non-custodial Profile, if applicable. Click here for more information about the Non-custodial Profile.
Currently enrolled international students DO NOT apply for financial aid after their initial application; awards are automatically renewed for up to three years (eight semesters total). Financial assistance is not available to international students who did not receive aid upon admittance.
|May 1||Full institutional funding for academic year or fall only|
|May 2-August 15||Late applications accepted but full institutional funding not available|
|December 1||Full institutional funding for spring only|
|December 2-January 15||Late applications accepted but full institutional funding not available|
Renewal application information and forms are available in January. We recommend that students apply for aid even if they anticipate taking a leave in the fall; this way the financial aid application is complete in the event they change their mind about enrollment or to complete the spring application early so they don't need to worry about it while on leave during the fall term.
If you apply for the fall, your decision will be for the entire year. Students who are on leave or not on aid in the fall must meet the spring due date.
It is important for students to use the same name and correct Social Security number on all application materials. The name used must match the name on the student's Social Security card.
Please DO NOT send us copies of income tax returns. The financial aid office, however, may request full or partial tax return information from a small number of families to clarify information on the aid application. You will be contacted if we need a copy of a tax return. This request will also be listed in the "My Financial Aid" link on the Hub.