Please note that applicants for Fall 2017 (and Spring 2018) do NOT need to complete a CSS Profile, Noncustodial Profile, or Noncustodial Profile Waiver.


General Instructions or Information:

FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents (YouTube Video Tutorial)

How do I submit my documents to your office?

How to Create an FSA ID (YouTube Video Tutorial)

IRS Data Retrieval Tool - Instructions and Tip Sheet (PLEASE NOTE that the IRS Data Retrieval Tool is currently unavailable for an indefinite period. Please manually enter your tax information into the FAFSA. Remember to use your 2015 tax return for the 2017-2018 FAFSA!)

Tax Return Transcripts - How to Order from the IRS (Tip Sheet)


Forms 2017-2018 (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

Graduate Student Expected Enrollment 2017-2018

Parent's 2015 Nonfiling Statement

Parent PLUS Loan Application 2017-2018 (To avoid expiration of pre-approvals, please wait until early April to begin applying for 2017-2018.)

Professional Judgment Appeal 2017-2018

Proof of Citizenship

Proof of Dependent / Child 2017-2018

Selective Service Confirmation (Redirects to Selective Service System [sss.gov] for registration. Please forward your confirmation e-mail to finaid@goucher.edu)

Student's 2015 Nonfiling Statement

Verification Form - Dependent Student 2017-2018

Verification Form - Independent Student 2017-2018

Verification of Non-Filing Letter (Tip Sheet)

Wage and Income Transcript (Tip Sheet)


Forms 2016-2017 (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)

Direct Loan Entrance Counseling (Tip Sheet and Links)

Direct Loan Master Promissory Note (Tip Sheet and Links)

Graduate PLUS Loan Application 2016-2017 (Tip Sheet with Links)

Graduate Student Expected Enrollment 2016-2017

Graduate Student Loan Modification or Cancellation Request 2016-2017

IRS Parent Tax Transcript-See Data Retrieval Tool Instructions or Transcript Ordering Instructions (Please note: Copies of tax return forms not accepted.)

IRS Student Tax Transcript)-See Data Retrieval Tool Instructions or Transcript Ordering Instructions  (Please note: Copies of tax return forms not accepted.)

Lifetime Loan Limit

Loan Default

Medical Expenses Form 2016-2017

Merit Scholarship Reinstatement Request 2016-2017

Outside Scholarship Notification for 2016-2017

Parent Estimated Income 2016-2017

Parent PLUS Loan Application 2016-2017 (Tip Sheet with Links)

Proof of Citizenship

Selective Service Confirmation (Redirects to Selective Service System [sss.gov] for registration. Please forward your confirmation e-mail to finaid@goucher.edu)

Undergraduate Student Loan Modification or Cancellation 2016-2017

Verification Form - Dependent Student 2016-2017

Verification Form - Independent Student 2016-2017


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