Applying for Financial Aid
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) serves as the official application for need-based financial aid at Marist College. To ensure adequate processing time we recommend that you file your FAFSA by February 15th online at www.fafsa.gov.
Freshman Student Financial Aid Timeframe
|November/December:||Apply for FAFSA PIN|
|January/February:||Complete the FAFSA|
|Early April:||Freshman Financial Aid Packages for prospective students are mailed|
|May 1:||Marist deadline for freshman enrollment deposit.|
Once deposit is made:
Deposited students who have received a financial aid package, will need to log on to your myMarist account to view and complete additional required documents.
The Department of Education has enhanced the FAFSA filing process to allow tax data to be retrieved directly from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS Data Retrieval Tool will allow the filed 2012 federal tax return data to be uploaded directly to the FAFSA. If you haven’t already done so, we strongly encourage you to use this tool as it is the fastest, most secure way to provide verified tax information. To obtain a Federal Tax Return Transcript:
Call the IRS at 1-800-908-9946 or
Order online at: http://www.irs.gov
IRS Data Retrieval Process
Please refer to the video below for additional information about the financial aid process.