This application process includes applying for Federal Stafford Student Loans, Federal Pell Grant, state grants and Springfield College grant.
All applicants must complete the
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
- You are encouraged to file on-line at www.fafsa.ed.gov. If you have a PIN, you may use it to electronically sign your FAFSA. You may request a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov. If you do not have a PIN, please print and sign your signature page and mail it to the federal processor.
You may also get a paper FAFSA form by calling the Federal Student Aid Information Center at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).
Make sure that Springfield College, Springfield, MA is on the list of schools you want to receive your FAFSA information. Our school code is 002211.
Students enrolling summer 2013 need to complete the 2012/13 FAFSA. Students apply for fall 2013 or spring or summer 2014 need to complete the 2013/14 FAFSA.
Most applicants also need to:
- Complete a Springfield College Financial Aid Application and submit it to the Springfield College Financial Aid office. If you need a copy of this form, contact your campus or click on the appropriate application link below.
- Submit income information based on IRS data and w-2 forms for 2011 to the Springfield College Financial Aid office.
- Submit verification of household size as defined by federal regulation.
- Submit other documents that are requested if required per federal regulations
For enrollment in September 2013, January 2014, May 2014, complete a 2013/14 FAFSA using your 2012 federal tax transcript.
The 2013/14 Financial Aid Application is not required but you may use this application to inform us that you intend to apply for financial aid.
For enrollment in September 2012, January 2013, May 2013, complete a 2012/13 FAFSA using your 2011 federal tax transcript.
Deadlines - Priority dates are as follows:
- May 1: Priority date for completion of application with the Financial Aid Office
- July 1 & after: Decisions mailed to returning students (if application is co p/ete at priority date)
- July 15 & after: Decisions mailed to late applicants (if application is complet after priority date)
- July 15: Priority date for completion of application
- August 1 & after: Award letters mailed to new students
- November 15: Priority date for completion of application
- December 1 & after: Award letters mailed to new students
- March 15: Priority date for completion of application Students who are
- April 1 & after: Award letters mailed to new students
State grants also have deadlines to receive the FAFSA:
Florida —May 15
Maine— May 1
Rhode Island— March 1
See www.fafsa.ed.gov for more details. Remember applications should be received by the deadline, not mailed by the deadline.