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For your convenience, we've gathered some of the financial aid forms you will need. These forms are for the use of U.S. citizens and permanent residents.

Forms for 2019-20

Applies to summer 2019, fall 2019, and spring 2020 terms.

CSS PROFILE
Description

Application for institutional need-based aid for prospective and returning undergraduates (except SPCS).

Submit the 2019-20 CSS PROFILE to the College Board. Our PROFILE Code is 5569.

Deadlines
  • Prospective undergradates (except SPCS)
    • Early Action undergraduate applicants: November 15, 2018
    • Early Decision I undergraduate applicants: November 15, 2018
    • Early Decision II undergraduate applicants: February 1, 2019
    • Regular Decision prospective undergraduates (except SPCS): February 1, 2019
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS): February 15, 2019
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS) applying under the secondary transfer application deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Returning undergraduates (except SPCS): May 15, 2019 (submit by March 1, 2019 if attending summer session)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Description

Application for federal need-based aid and Federal Direct Loans.

Submit the 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Processor. Our FAFSA Code is 003744.

Deadlines
  • Prospective undergradates (except SPCS)
    • Early Action undergraduate applicants:  November 15, 2018
    • Early Decision I undergraduate applicants: November 15, 2018
    • Early Decision II undergraduate applicants: February 1, 2019
    • Regular Decision prospective undergraduates (except SPCS): February 1, 2019
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS): February 15, 2019
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS) applying under the secondary transfer application deadline: April 15, 2019
  • Returning undergraduates (except SPCS): May 15, 2019 (submit by March 1, 2019 if attending summer session)
  • Prospective law students: February 25, 2019
  • Returning law students: May 15, 2019 (submit by March 1, 2019 if attending summer session)
  • SPCS & MBA students: Six weeks prior to start of term
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) Application
Description

Application for the 2019-20 Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who are Virginia residents. Students currently receiving VTAG do not need to reapply.

Deadline

July 31, 2019

Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application
Description

The Federal Direct Grad PLUS Loan Application for graduate and law students for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Deadline

At least six weeks prior to the start of the academic year

Federal Direct Loan
Description

Beginning in the 2019-20 academic year, students who have been awarded Federal Direct Loans must electronically accept or decline all or a portion of their loans via BannerWeb.

To accept or decline your offered loans:

1) First-time borrowers only, complete the Authorization to apply Title IV funds by:

  • Accepting the Authorization of Title IV funds in BannerWeb. To accept your Authorization, follow instructions here.

           OR

  • Prospective Undergraduate and Law students can accept their offered loans by signing the Award Acceptance form that was provided with your award letter and returning it to our office. It can be returned to us via email at finaid@richmond.edu, by fax at (804)484-1650, or by mail.

2) Accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans via BannerWeb. Instructions for doing so can be found here.

3) First time borrowers only – complete entrance counseling and sign your Master Promissory Note electronically at studentloans.gov.

Deadline

In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

Federal Direct Parent Loan (PLUS) Application
Description

Application for a 2019-20 Academic Year Federal Direct PLUS Loan for parents of undergraduate students.

Deadline

At least six weeks prior to the start of the academic year.

Forms for 2020-21

Applies to summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 terms.

CSS PROFILE
Description

Application for institutional need-based aid for prospective and returning undergraduates (except SPCS) opens October 1, 2019.

Submit the 2020-21 CSS PROFILE to the College Board. Our PROFILE Code is 5569.

Deadlines
  • Prospective undergradates (except SPCS)
    • Early Action undergraduate applicants:  November 15, 2019
    • Early Decision I undergraduate applicants: November 15, 2019
    • Early Decision II undergraduate applicants: February 1, 2020
    • Regular Decision prospective undergraduates (except SPCS): February 1, 2020
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS): February 15, 2020
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS) applying under the secondary transfer application deadline: April 15, 2020
  • Returning undergraduates (except SPCS): May 15, 2020 (submit by March 1, 2020 if attending summer session)
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Description

Application for federal need-based aid and Federal Direct Loan opens October 1, 2019.

Submit the 2020-21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the Federal Processor. Our FAFSA Code is 003744.

Deadlines
  • Prospective undergradates (except SPCS)
    • Early Action undergraduate applicants:  November 15, 2019
    • Early Decision I undergraduate applicants: November 15, 2019
    • Early Decision II undergraduate applicants: February 1, 2020
    • Regular Decision prospective undergraduates (except SPCS): February 1, 2020
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS): February 15, 2020
    • Transfer undergraduate students (except SPCS) applying under the secondary transfer application deadline: April 15, 2020
  • Returning undergraduates (except SPCS): May 15, 2020 (submit by March 1, 2020 if attending summer session)
  • Prospective law students: February 25, 2020
  • Returning law students: May 15, 2020 (submit by March 1, 2020 if attending summer session)
  • SPCS & MBA students: Six weeks prior to start of term
Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG) Application
Description

Application for the 2020-21 Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant (VTAG), a grant from the Commonwealth of Virginia for full-time, degree-seeking undergraduates who are Virginia residents. Students currently receiving VTAG do not need to reapply.

Deadline

July 31, 2020

Federal Direct Loan
Description

Students who have been awarded Federal Direct Loans must electronically accept or decline all or a portion of their loans via BannerWeb.

To accept or decline your offered loans:

1) First-time borrowers only, complete the Authorization to apply Title IV funds by:

  • Accepting the Authorization of Title IV funds in BannerWeb. To accept your Authorization, follow instructions here.

           OR

  • Prospective Undergraduate and Law students can accept their offered loans by signing the Award Acceptance form that was provided with your award letter and returning it to our office. It can be returned to us via email at finaid@richmond.edu, by fax at (804)484-1650, or by mail.

2) Accept or decline all or a portion of your Federal Direct Loans via BannerWeb. Instructions for doing so can be found here.

3) First time borrowers only – complete entrance counseling and sign your Master Promissory Note electronically at studentloans.gov.

Deadline

In order to ensure your loans are processed and applied to your account by the first day of class, complete the above loan requirements at least six weeks prior to the first day of classes. If any of the above requirements are completed after that date, aid will be processed but it may not be available by the first day of class.

Contact the Office of Financial Aid

(804) 289-8438
finaid@richmond.edu
Fax: (804) 484-1650
 
Queally Center, Suite 214
142 UR Drive
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Open weekdays, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

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