Financial Aid Application 2017-18     

Applying As:             Deadline:                  Checklist:

Gap Year/Deferred Students      February 15th                 Checklist

Documents

 

  • 1. FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA) 2017-18

    Submit electronically: www.fafsa.ed.gov 

    Wesleyan's school code number is 001424

    • Electronic processing takes approximately 3-5 business days.  Be sure to submit in a timely manner so that you do not miss the deadline.
    • In the case of divorced or separated parents, the FAFSA should be completed by the custodial parent.
    • Wesleyan recommends that you use the IRS Data Retrieval tool to import your tax information if eligible.
  • 2. COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP SERVICE (CSS) PROFILE 2017-18

    Submit electronically: https://student.collegeboard.org/css-financial-aid-profile
    Wesleyan's code number is 3959

    • Electronic processing takes approximately 3-5 business days.  Be sure to submit in a timely manner so that you do not miss the deadline.
    • In the case of divorced or separated parents, the CSS Profile should be completed by the custodial parent.  Please see item #3 in regards to the noncustodial parent.
    • You will receive a CSS acknowledgement form once your application has been processed. 
    • Application corrections should be made on this form and submitted directly to Wesleyan. In lieu of the limited space available in the Profile explanation box, applicants are encouraged to submit dollar-specific details relative to any special circumstances.
  • 3. NONCUSTODIAL (NCP) PROFILE 2017-18 if applicable

    Submit Noncustodial Profile electronically:  https://ncprofile.collegeboard.com 
    Wesleyan's code number is 3959

    • In the case of divorced or separated parents, a PROFILE is required of both parents. 
    • Please note that the Noncustodial Profile cannot be completed prior to the start of the CSS Profile.  The students’ CSS ID number and password created during the submission of the CSS Profile are required to access and link the Noncustodial Profile with the student.
  • 4. SIGNED FEDERAL TAX RETURN AND W-2(s)

    Submit 2015 tax documentation to IDOC: https://idoc.collegeboard.org/idoc/

    • After completion of the CSS Profile, generally within 1-3 business days, you will receive information regarding how to login to IDOC.   
    • 2015 federal tax returns are required from the parent(s) and student if filed.
    • In the case of divorced or separated parents, please submit the information in the same manner as the custodial parent documentation.  Note that information is not accessible once uploaded in order to maintain confidentiality.  Electronic submission is recommended to avoid delays. If you choose not to submit electronically and prefer to submit via postal mail, you will find instructions on how to do so on your IDOC dashboard.
  • 5. BUSINESS and/or FARM TAX RETURNS if applicable

    Submit most recent tax documentation to IDOC: https://idoc.collegeboard.org/idoc/

    • If the student or parent(s) operate a business or farm, include a copy of the most recent partnership or corporate tax return.