• Complete Your Financial Aid Application

    To Apply for Financial Aid for 2016-2017

    Please Note: The 2016-2017 FAFSA application is required for consideration for financial aid for the Fall 2016, Winter 2017, Spring 2017, and Summer 2017 semesters. 

    GATHER THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS

    • Federal income tax returns for 2015
    • W-2 forms for 2015
    • Records of untaxed benefits received for 2015
    • Current bank statements
    • Records of other savings and investments, such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Do NOT include retirement or pension accounts.

    COMPLETE THE FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) BY THE PRIORITY DEADLINE

    • We strongly encourage you to begin the process in January by creating an FSA ID at www.fsaid.ed.gov prior to starting your FAFSA (if you don't already have a FSA ID). It can take a few days after creating the FSA ID to verify your social security number. You will not be able to use your FSA ID until your social security number is verified. 
    • Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and list Hamline's Federal School Code, 002354.
    • We strongly recommend you elect to download tax data directly from the IRS using the Data Retrieval Tool.

    Priority Deadlines for 2016-2017:  

    • New Undergraduate Students: March 15th, 2016
    • Returning Undergraduate Students: April 20th, 2016
    • All Postbaccalaureate Students: April 20th, 2016
    • All Graduate and Licensure Students: April 20th, 2016
    The absolute deadline for completing a 2016-2017 FAFSA is June 30, 2017.

    To Apply for Financial Aid for 2015-2016

    Please Note: The 2015-2016 FAFSA application is required for consideration for financial aid for the Fall 2015, Winter 2016, Spring 2016, and Summer 2016 semesters.

    Gather the following documents

    • Federal income tax returns for 2014
    • W-2 forms for 2014
    • Records of untaxed benefits received for 2014
    • Current bank statements
    • Records of other savings and investments, such as stocks, bonds, and mutual funds. Do NOT include retirement or pension accounts.

    Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by the priority deadline

    • We strongly encourage you to begin the process in January by creating an FSA ID at www.fsaid.ed.gov prior to starting your FAFSA (if you don't already have a FSA ID). It can take a few days after creating the FSA ID to verify your social security number. You will not be able to use your FSA ID until your social security number is verified. 
    • Apply online at www.fafsa.ed.gov and list Hamline's Federal School Code, 002354.
    • We strongly recommend you elect to download tax data directly from the IRS using the Data Retrieval Tool.

    Priority Deadlines for 2015-2016:  

    • New Undergraduate Students: March 15th, 2015
    • Returning Undergraduate Students: April 20th, 2015
    • All Postbaccalaureate Students: April 20th, 2015
    • All Graduate and Licensure Students: April 20th, 2015
    The absolute deadline for completing a 2015-2016 FAFSA is June 30, 2016.

    Check to see if any additional documents are needed 

    Some students will be selected for verification or need to provide extra documentation before an award can be created. You can check in Piperline to see if you have been selected or if further information is required by choosing “Financial Aid Services”, then “Eligibility”. Use the drop-down menu to view the correct aid year. If you have been selected for verification, please go here for more information.

    If you feel the FAFSA has not allowed you to record all the factors that affect your financial situation, please request a "Special Circumstance" form from the Office of Financial Aid at finaid@hamline.edu.