Apply for Aid

Smith College is committed to providing an outstanding education to qualified students from all economic backgrounds. Financial aid awards are determined each academic year, and it is necessary to submit new forms annually. It is critical that if you intend to apply for aid, you meet all deadlines. You are encouraged to submit all required documents as early as possible.

We are here to help you through the application process in any way we can. Our preferred method of correspondence is email. Please send questions to, and be sure to include the student’s full name and Smith ID (or date of birth) with your correspondence.

General Information

If you are hoping to receive institutional aid in order to attend Smith School for Social Work, please find the required forms and deadlines for your application type detailed below. We encourage you to submit all requirements as early as possible.   

Important for Federal Aid Only: The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is the only form required to apply for federal aid consideration. Please see Loan Information for more details on Federal Student Loans.    

Also, the U.S. Department of Education requires Smith College to verify the information submitted on your FAFSA for selected FAFSA applications. If your application is selected, we may require the following:

  • A Verification Worksheet (sent to you by our office)
  • Verification of your tax information by importing tax data to the FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool through or by providing an official 2018 tax transcript



2023-2024 Additional Information Form   

Send Forms to:

Fax: 413-585-2566   
Smith College Office of Student Financial Services   
College Hall 106   
10 Elm Street   
Northampton, MA 01063

Due: March 1

2023-2024 FAFSA   
Smith College SSW Code: E00522

The easiest way to complete or correct your FAFSA with accurate tax information is by using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool through In a few simple steps, most applicants who filed a 2019 tax return can view and transfer their tax return information directly into their FAFSA.

Due: March 1