FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

Yale’s FAFSA code is 001426

Date available: October 1

Date due for Early Action: November 9, 2018

Date due for Regular Decision: March 1, 2019

Date due for Transfer students: May 1, 2019

Date due for Eli Whitney students: to be announced

Date due for continuing students: 

Application file completed by Notification of award
April 5, 2019 1st week of June
May 3, 2019 prior to July 1

Description: 

A free online application used to determine U.S. citizens’ and permanent residents’ eligibility for federal and state grants and for the low-interest Federal Direct Loan program.

Instructions for U.S. citizens and permanent residents: 

Fill out the application on the FAFSA Web site using Yale’s FAFSA code: 001426.

The Federal Student Aid office provides helpful short videos on the following topics:

You can also visit the FAFSA Help page for FAQs and contact information.

Tax information entered in the FAFSA must also be verified with IRS Data Retrieval or an IRS Tax Return Transcript.

Student type: 
Prospective students, Early Action, Regular Decision, New students, Continuing students, Eli Whitney students, Transfer students
Student citizenship: 
U.S. citizens