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First-Year Students

Application Process for Prospective Freshman

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only form required to apply for Federal Financial Aid.  All items listed below are required to apply for institutional financial aid, including Dartmouth scholarship funds.

  • FAFSA: February 1
  • CSS Profile
    • Early Decision: November 1
    • Regular Decision: February 1
  • CSS Image Documentation Service (IDOC): March 1
Student Citizenship Parents Living in U.S. Parents Living in Canada Parents Living in Foreign Country
U.S. or Permanent Resident
FAFSA FAFSA FAFSA
  CSS Profile CSS Profile CSS Profile
  IDOC Parents' Canadian Tax Return Income/Benefits Statement from Employer
    Student's Canadian Tax Return Student's Tax Return of Country
       
Undocumented Students
CSS Profile    
  IDOC    
       
       
International CSS Profile CSS Profile CSS Profile
  IDOC Parents' Canadian Tax Return Income/Benefits Statement from Employer
    Student's Canadian Tax Return Student's Tax Return of Country
       
Canadian CSS Profile CSS Profile CSS Profile
  IDOC Parents' Canadian Tax Return Income/Benefits Statement from Employer
    Student's Canadian Tax Return Student's Tax Return of Country

Last Updated: 10/6/14