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 upon completion of your Marist application at www.fafsa.gov.
Transfer Student Financial Aid Timeframe
|November/December:||Apply for FAFSA PIN for Fall transfer applications|
|November/December:||Update school code to 002765 for Spring transfer applications|
|December/January:||Student Financial Aid Packages mailed on a rolling basis for Spring admits|
|January/February:||Complete the FAFSA for Fall acceptance|
|April/May:||Student Financial Aid Packages mailed on a rolling basis for fall admits|
|Deposit Deadline:||Typically 2 or 3 weeks after acceptance|
Once deposit is made:
Deposited students who have received a financial aid package will need to log on to their myMarist accounts to view and complete additional required documents.
Please do not send any tax returns to our office. Per new federal regulations, if you are selected for Verification, we must receive tax information directly from the IRS and can no longer accept copies of tax returns.
IRS Data Retrieval Process
Please refer to the video below for additional information about the financial aid process.