Financial Aid Instructions

Spring 2014 Transfer Candidates: U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents


Please be sure to meet the filing deadlines to allow sufficient time for processing. Late applications may not receive full consideration for aid.

Applicants may be required to submit supporting documentation after the College receives their completed financial aid application. The College will alert applicants directly if needed.

Provide your full name on all of your submitted documentation. This is especially important if you and your parents have different last names.

Forms Required Deadlines Instructions
CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
November 1, 2013

Along with your custodial parent, register your CSS/Financial aid PROFILE using Bryn Mawr College code #2049

After reviewing your PROFILE data your financial aid counselor may contact you directly and request that you send more information so that we may provide you with the most accurate estimate possible.

Noncustodial PROFILE
(if applicable)
November 1, 2013

If your parents are divorced, separated, or have never been married, your noncustodial parent is required to complete and submit a Noncustodial PROFILE two weeks before the deadline. The Bryn Mawr College code is #2049.

FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) November 1, 2013

Complete the online version of the FAFSA  using Bryn Mawr College code #003237. You and a custodial parent must sign your online FAFSA with a Personal Identification Number (PIN).

Bryn Mawr encourages you to use the IRS Data Retrieval Process (IRDT) to simplify federal income tax data verification.

Report your social security number and legal name correctly. Without it the U.S. Department of Education cannot process your results.

2012 Parent and Student Tax Returns or Non-Filer Statement November 1, 2013

Full federal income tax returns are required to apply for institutional funds.  When you complete the 2012-2013 CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE the College Board will prompt you to submit 2012 federal tax returns or non-tax-filer statements to Bryn Mawr College using the Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) at no cost to you or your parents.

Submit signed photocopies of all 2012 federal (no state) income tax returns, business and personal, including all W-2 forms, statements, attachments and schedules for both custodial and noncustodial parents, all stepparents and applicant.