Schedule for Incoming Traditional Undergraduate Transfer Students - Fall 2015

January 1, 2015 2015-2016 FAFSA

To be considered for financial aid from the College, the state or federal government, a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed. The form may be completed online at This form is also available in the high school guidance counselor's office or from the Office of Student Financial Services. Complete this form as soon as possible, beginning January 1st. The preferred deadline for completion is February 16th. The Marist College school code is 002765 and must be listed on the application.

February 15, 2015 Preferred deadline for completion of 2015-2016 FAFSA
  Financial aid award packages will be mailed on a rolling basis, provided we have received the FAFSA results from the Federal Government. The student will also be sent an email to access their financial aid award package online via myMarist.
March/April Student Financial Aid packages mailed on a rolling basis for Fall 2015 admits.
Deposit deadline is typically 2-3 weeks after acceptance.
Late April Transfer Student Information Session
April/May Verification Process Requirements

Marist College verifies information submitted on the FAFSA for all deposited transfer students.

Please do not send any tax returns or W-2 statements to our office per federal regulations: 

The Department of Education has enhanced the FAFSA filing process to allow you and your parents to retrieve tax data from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). The IRS Data Retrieval Tool is now available to update the FAFSA and will allow you and your parents to upload your filed Federal Tax Return data directly to your FAFSA. If you have not already done so, we strongly encourage you to use this tool as our office will not be able to accept any Federal Tax Returns or W-2 statements.

June 1, 2015 Verification Of Student Files Begins
  The myMarist site, will enable you to verify requirements and missing information and complete all necessary documentation listed under "Financial Aid Requirements" (this process requires a student's Marist account).
June 1, 2015 Loan Process Begins
  Your loan will be processed for the amount indicated on your award letter. You will then be required to complete the MPN and entrance counseling online via your myMarist account under the "Financial Aid Requirements" section.
June 2015 Class of 2019 Freshman Orientation
Mid-July Fall 2015 Tuition Statements will be available electronically this week.

 Thank you for supporting Marist's "go green" initiative!

August 2015 Fall 2015 Semester Bills Due  *TENTATIVE*
August 29, 2015 Freshmen/Transfer Move-In Day
  Student Financial Services Office will be open 8am - 4pm
September 2, 2015 College Work Study Job Fair *Tentative*