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Skidmore College
Financial Aid Office

Class of 2024

Enrolled First-Year Students with Financial Aid Awards - WELCOME TO SKIDMORE COLLEGE!

Once you have ENROLLED at Skidmore College the following documents are required to complete your financial aid application.

DUE DATE for enrolled students: May 29, 2020

CREATE YOUR Skidmore Student System USER ACCOUNT - This will enable you to log into the student system and check the status of financial aid documents. You will also be able to accept, decline or reduce the amount of your loans. (NOTE: This link does not currently work with IE11) 

FAFSA
2020-2021 

Complete the FAFSA.  (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
School Code: 002814 
Contact FAFSA at 1-800-433-3243
For Federal aid eligibility

2020-2021
Verification Worksheet 

2021 Dependent Verification Worksheet

2021 Independent Verification Worksheet

Parents' 2018 Federal Income Tax Return and W2's

Did you successfully transfer your income data from the IRS to the 2020-2021 FAFSA?

Yes- taxes do not need to be submitted, just your 2018 W2 form (unless specifically requested by the financial aid office)

No- please submit a signed, dated, legible copy of your 2018 federal tax return, including pages 1 &2, schedules 1, 2, 3 and if applicable, schedules A, C and SE and all W2's.  For identification purposes, write your name and ID number at the top of the first page.  If you do not have a copy, you may obtain one by contacting the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Student's 2018 Federal Income Tax Return and W2's

Did you successfully transfer your income data from the IRS to the 2020-2021 FAFSA?

Yes- taxes do not need to be submitted (unless specifically requested by the financial aid office)

No- please submit a signed, dated, legible copy of your 2018 federal tax return, including pages 1 &2, Schedules 1, 2, 3 and if applicable, schedules A, C and SE.  For identification purposes, write your name and ID number at the top of the first page.  If you do not have a copy, you may obtain one by contacting the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

If you did not file federal income taxes for 2018, please make sure you certify in Section D of the verification worksheet and we will waive this requirement.  

Non-Custodial Parent 2018 Federal Income Tax Return and W2's (if applicable)

Submit a, signed, dated, legible copy of your Non-Custodial parent(s)' 2018 federal tax return, including schedules A, C and SE and all W-2s.  For identification purposes, write the student's name at the top of the first page.  If your parent does not have a copy, s/he may obtain one by contacting the IRS at 1-800-829-1040.

Federal Direct Student Loans

Once you have received your email login for Skidmore College, you will need to login in to the Skidmore Student System  to accept, decline or reduce your Federal Direct Loans. When borrowing funds from the Direct Student Loan program you MUST complete both of the following documents online: 

Master Promissory Note (MPN)

Entrance Loan Counseling 

PLEASE DO NOT COMPLETE THE ENTRANCE COUNSELING AND MASTER PROMMISORY NOTE UNTIL AFTER JUNE 1st, 2020. The Entrance Counseling and Master Promissory Note status will be updated in the Skidmore Student System at the end of June.

Return all documents to:

Financial Aid Office, Skidmore College, 815 North Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

or email in PDF format to finaid@skidmore.edu

Phone (518) 580-5750 - Fax  (518) 580-5752