Freshman Students

The following financial aid deadlines are based on your decision plan.

Early Decision:

Application items due: Nov. 15
Award notification: Mid-December

Regular Decision:

Application items due: March 1
Award notification: April 1

Required Items:

2020–2021 FAFSA

2020-2021 CSS Profile

  • School Code 6609
  • Available Oct. 1, 2019
  • Complete using 2018 income and tax information and current asset information.
  • Custodial and non-custodial parent will each need to complete their respective profile for the student to be awarded aid.

IDOC Student Dashboard - Parent and student tax documents

  • Submit 2018 tax return along with all W-2s, 1099s and all accompanying schedules as well as all other forms available via IDOC.
    • If an S-Corporation or Partnership is present, a copy of the business return may be requested.
  • Students who did not file a tax return, submit College Board’s Non-Tax Filer Statement.
  • Parent(s) who did not file a tax return, submit both College Board’s Parent Non-Tax Filer Statement and request an IRS Non-Filer Letter dated after Oct. 1, 2019, using Form 4506-T.

2018 Non-Custodial Parent Tax Documents (if applicable)

  • Submit 2018 tax return along with all W-2s, 1099s and all accompanying schedules as well as other forms available via IDOC.
    • If an S-Corporation or Partnership is present, a copy of the business return may be requested.
Contact Us

Office of Financial Aid
P.O. Box 1892
Houston, TX 77251-1892
713-348-4958 office
713-348-2139 fax
fina@rice.edu