Spring Transfer

Spring Applicants (Transfer and First-Year)

Important Information

Students who are U.S. Citizens or Eligible Non-Citizens are eligible to receive an early financial aid package including federal*, state, and institutional awards by December 1, 2021.

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and CSS Profile to receive maximum consideration for all types of aid including Fordham grants and scholarships, if you have not yet done so.
  • Make certain Fordham has your correct social security number on file and that you file both the FAFSA and CSS Profile using the name and number printed on your social security card.
  • To be considered exclusively for federal aid, only the FAFSA is required.

By November 1, 2021 Deadline

  • Submit the 2021-22 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online. (School Code 002722)
  • Submit the 2021-22 CSS Profile online. (School Code 2259)
    • Input the 2019 tax data entered on the FAFSA to ensure consistency. Estimates of 2020 and 2021 income information will also be required.
  • If your parents are divorced, separated, or were never married and they are not living together:
    • Submit the Noncustodial Parent Profile online. Following the completion of the CSS Profile, the College Board will provide you with instructions and information to share with your noncustodial parent.
  • Claim your account at my.fordham.edu to monitor the status of your financial aid application.
    • Visit “ Getting Online: Your AccessIT ID”.
    • Contact Fordham’s Help Desk at 718-817-3999 if assistance is needed in claiming your account.

By November 3, 2021, and Continuously Thereafter

  • Log onto Financial Aid Online to:
    • Review letters and emails from Student Financial Services requesting additional information.
    • Submit all requested information by November 17, 2021, via the secure upload portal.
    • View any additional requests and check the status of documents submitted.

What to Expect as a Spring Applicant

  • If after review of the data submitted, additional information or clarification is needed, you will receive a letter from Fordham.
  • All students who: gain admission to Fordham University, file both the FAFSA and CSS Profile, and respond to all requests for additional information by November 17, 2021, will receive a financial aid offer letter by December 1, 2021.

The Final Steps in Completing the Financial Aid Process

Eligibility

  • Eligibility for state, federal and institutional aid is determined by estimated family contribution, enrollment status, academic performance, and availability of funds.

*To be considered for federal aid you only need to file a FAFSA.