How to Apply for Financial Aid - Undergraduate Students

UNDERGRADUATE PRIORITY APPLICATION DEADLINES

FAFSA & CSS  PROFILE:
February 1 (First Year/Transfer Students), May 1 (Continuing Students)          
Federal Tax Returns:
As soon as possible but not later than February 1

To make the application process as easy as possible, please answer the questions below for your specific application requirements. If you are only seeking federal financial aid, simply complete the FAFSA.

 


 

Are you a U.S. citizen, permanent resident, or eligible non citizen for financial aid purposes?

What is your parents' marital status?

Are you an international student, either living abroad or in the United States?

What is your parents' marital status?

Have you been granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status?

What is your parents' marital status?

What is your parents' marital status?

 

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►STEP 1: Submit Your FAFSA

Georgetown's FAFSA school code is 001445.
The FAFSA collects biographical and financial information including your family's adjusted gross income, assets, number of people in the household, and number in college.  This determines your federal financial aid eligibility (loans, grants, and work-study). It may be helpful to have a copy of your and your parents' 2015 federal tax returns.

►STEP 2: Submit Your CSS Profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from both natural parents. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility.

►STEP 3: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your parent(s)' 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your parent(s) file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

►STEP 4: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If your financial aid application is complete and you are admitted, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

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If your parents are divorced or separated, both parents need to submit financial information. We will calculate a separate contribution for each parent and add them together to determine your family financial responsibility. If one or both of your parents are remarried, we will not consider income earned by your stepparent.

►STEP 1: Submit Your FAFSA

Georgetown's FAFSA school code is 001445. 
The FAFSA collects biographical and financial information including your and your custodial parent's adjusted gross income, assets, number of people in the household, and number in college.  This determines your federal financial aid eligibility (loans, grants, and work-study). It may be helpful to have a copy of your and your parents' 2015 federal tax returns.

►STEP 2: Submit Your CSS Profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from your custodial parent. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. 

►STEP 3: Submit Your Non-Custodial Parent Profile

Once you complete the CSS Profile with information from your custodial parent, you will receive an email from the College Board to share with your non-custodial parent, allowing the non-custodial parent to access and submit the Non-Custodial Profile directly to the College Board.

►STEP 4: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your, your custodial parent's, and your non-custodial parent's federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your custodial parent's 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.
  • Your non-custodial parent's 2015 Federal Tax Return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your non-custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility.

►STEP 5: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If your financial aid application is complete and you are admitted, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

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Financial aid is very limited for international students. To be considered for one of these awards, you must indicate your interest on your application for undergraduate admission. If you do not receive a scholarship in your first year, you will not be offered a scholarship in future years and you should plan your finances accordingly.

►STEP 1: Submit Your CSS Profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from both natural parents. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. 

If your parents are separated or divorced, you will receive an email from the College Board to share with your non-custodial parent. This allows your non-custodial parent to access and submit the Non-Custodial Profile directly to the College Board.

We may ask for additional documentation to verify the information you provided on the CSS Profile.

►STEP 2: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
In early April, if you are offered a GU International Scholarship, you will receive an email with your financial aid award. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there may be a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

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STEP 1: CSS Profile

Submit by February 1. Use GU Title IV code 5244. To complete the CSS Profile, you must provide more information about your family income and net assets.  

We use your CSS Profile to determine your eligibility for an institutional scholarship. 

STEP 2: Custodial Parent Income Statement

Your custodial parent must submit to the Office of Student Financial Services a translated income statement detailing income from two years previous. 

STEP 3: Non-Custodial Parent Profile

Once you complete the CSS Profile with information from your custodial parent, you will receive an email from the College Board to share with your non-custodial parent, allowing the non-custodial parent to access, complete, and submit the profile directly to the College Board online, where information will remain secure.

Step 4: Non-Custodial Parent Income Statement

Your non-custodial parent must also submit to the Office of Student Financial Services a translated income statement detailing income from two years previous. 

STEP 5: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

You will receive your aid award information in the form of a letter in April. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. After you have reviewed and accepted or declined your aid award, complete the final steps to becoming a Hoya.  

 

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Although federal financial aid is not available for undocumented students, you may qualify for a need-based scholarship directly from Georgetown. Complete the steps below to apply. You can also explore other resources for undocumented students at Georgetown. 

►STEP 1: Submit Your FAFSA

Georgetown's FAFSA school code is 001445. 
The FAFSA collects biographical and financial information including your family's adjusted gross income, assets, number of people in the household, and number in college. Even though you are not eligible for federal financial aid, you might eligible for financial aid from your state. If you do not have a valid Social Security number, skip this step.

►STEP 2: Submit Your CSS Profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from both natural parents. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility. 

Please be sure to note that you are a DACA student in the comments section of your profile. 

►STEP 3: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your parent(s)' 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your parent(s) file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

►STEP 4: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If your financial aid application is complete and you are admitted, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

Although federal aid is not available for undocumented students, you may qualify for a need-based scholarship directly from Georgetown. Complete the steps below to apply. You can also explore other resources for undocumented students at Georgetown. 

If your parents are divorced or separated, both parents need to submit financial information. We will calculate a separate contribution for each parent and add them together to determine your family financial responsibility. If one or both of your parents are remarried, we will not consider income earned by your stepparent.

►STEP 1: Submit Your FAFSA

Georgetown's FAFSA school code is 001445. 
The FAFSA collects biographical and financial information including your and your custodial parent's adjusted gross income, assets, number of people in the household, and number in college. Even though you are not eligible for federal financial aid, you might eligible for financial aid from your state. If you do not have a valid Social Security number, skip this step.

►STEP 2: Submit Your CSS Profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from your custodial parent. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. 

Please be sure to note that you are a DACA student in the comments section of your profile. 

►STEP 3: Submit Your Non-Custodial Parent Profile

Once you complete the CSS Profile with information from your custodial parent, you will receive an email from the College Board to share with your non-custodial parent, allowing the non-custodial parent to access and submit the Non-Custodial Profile directly to the College Board

►STEP 4: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your, your custodial parent's, and your non-custodial parent's federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your custodial parent's 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.
  • Your non-custodial parent's 2015 Federal Tax Return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your non-custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility.

►STEP 7: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If your financial aid application is complete and you are admitted, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

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►STEP 1: Submit Your CSS profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from both natural parents. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility.

Once you have completed the CSS Profile, please contact your financial aid advisor to verify that your application has been received.

►STEP 2: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your parent(s)' 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your parent(s) file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

If your financial aid application is complete and you are admitted, you will receive a financial aid decision starting the last week in March. 

►STEP 3: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If it has been determined that you are eligible for financial aid, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 

 

If your parents are divorced or separated, both parents need to submit financial information. We will calculate a separate contribution for each parent and add them together to determine your expected family financial responsibility. If one or both of your parents are remarried, we will remove consideration of income earned by your stepparent.

►STEP 1: Submit Your CSS profile

Georgetown's CSS school code is 5244. 
The CSS Profile collects more in-depth biographical and financial information from your custodial parent. This information includes home equity, business assets, and family expenses such as private school tuition for younger siblings and paid medical expenses. 

►STEP 2: Submit Your Non-Custodial Parent Profile

Once you complete the CSS Profile with information from your custodial parent, you will receive an email from the College Board to share with your non-custodial parent, allowing the non-custodial parent to access and submit the Non-Custodial Profile directly to the College Board.

►STEP 3: Upload Tax Documents to the College Board's IDOC Service

After completing the CSS Profile, you will be notified by the College Board with instructions on how to submit your, your custodial parent's, and your non-custodial parent's federal tax returns. These forms may be uploaded online, which is our preferred method, or mailed to the address provided on the College Board IDOC site.

You must submit:

  • Your 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s.  If you did not complete a tax return, you must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • Your custodial parent's 2015 federal tax return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.
  • Your non-custodial parent's 2015 Federal Tax Return, including all schedules and W-2s. If your parent(s) did not complete a tax return, they must submit the College Board Non-tax Filer's Statement.
  • If your non-custodial parent file a business return, they must submit their 2015 Business or Corporate Tax Return, including all schedules and K-1s.

The CSS Profile, along with our review of your and your parent(s)' federal tax returns, determines your Georgetown University (GU) Scholarship eligibility.

►STEP 4: Review Your Financial Aid Decision

First Year/Transfer Undergraduate
If it has been determined that you are eligible for financial aid, you will receive a financial aid decision in the mail starting the last week in March. This information will also be available for viewing on your MyAccess account. In MyAccess, you can review and accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Once you decide to enroll at Georgetown, there are a few additional steps that you need to take.  

Continuing Undergraduate
You will be notified early June via email when your financial aid award is available for your review in MyAccess. In MyAccess, you can accept, reduce, or decline components of your financial aid award. Review these additional steps to make sure that your financial aid will disburse on time.

 


 

 

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