Applying for Aid: Prospective and Current Students

The FAFSA, CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, Noncustodial Parent Profile, and 2016 Tax Documents need to be submitted by the following due dates. You must be a degree-seeking student to apply for financial aid. 

Applicants 

Due Dates

Early Decision I / Early Action
December 1, 2017
Early Decision II / Regular Decision
January 1, 2018
Spring 2018 Transfers
November 1, 2017
Fall 2018 Transfers
April 15, 2018
Current Students
April 15, 2018

  

Financial Aid Checklist 


1. Complete your CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
css.collegeboard.org
School Code: 5815

2. Complete your FAFSA
fafsa.gov
School Code: 001536

3. Submit a signed copy of your 2016 federal tax returns (student and parent) with all schedules
Please provide all pages, schedules, and forms for your 2016 federal tax returns. Be sure your tax returns are signed.

4. Submit a copy of your 2016 employer W2s (student and parent)
If your parents are self-employed or currently unemployed, this requirement will be waived once we receive your CSS PROFILE.

5. Complete a Noncustodial Parent (NCP) PROFILE and provide NCP 2016 federal tax returns with all schedules
Noncustodial information is required of students whose biological or adoptive parents are neither married nor widowed. In the case where there is no relationship between the student and the noncustodial parent, contact a financial aid advisor.

6. Submit a copy of your 2016 Business and Farm Supplement
This is needed if you or your parents submit an IRS 1065 or 1120 Corporate Tax Return. After you complete your CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE, you will receive an email from the College Board’s IDOC process with instructions on submitting the documents outlined on the reverse side. All documents should be submitted directly to the College Board.

 

 

Questions?

Office of Student Financial Assistance and Employment
305-284-6000, option 2
ofas@miami.edu

If you do not intend to apply for financial aid and wish to withdraw your financial aid application, please complete the Financial Aid Status Update form at miami.edu/faupdate.