Important FAFSA Dates


January 1 -- FAFSA becomes available to students

March 1 -- FAFSA priority deadline for all students

March 15 -- FAFSA should be in "have filed" or "will file" for all students (incoming/new) interested in financial aid or scholarships for the next school year

April 15 -- FAFSA should be in "have filed" or "will file" for all students (incoming/new) interested in financial aid for the next school year

May 1 -- Final deadline for all incoming and new students interested in financial aid for the next school year

Time Line for Financial Aid [pdf]


FAFSA Information

You may choose any of these three methods to file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):

  1. Complete your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov (recommended).
  2. Complete a PDF FAFSA (Note: PDF FAFSAs must be mailed for processing)
  3. Request a paper FAFSA by calling us at 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or 319-337-5665. If you are hearing impaired, please contact the TTY line at 1-800-730-8913.

Claremont School of Theology's federal school code is G01288.

For the best chance for most aid, complete the FAFSA before March 2. We strongly recommend getting your income taxes completed early and submit the FAFSA as soon as you can after January 1.

When filling out the FAFSA you will be asked if you would like your taxes attached to your FAFSA from the IRS Data Retrieval System. It is suggested that you attach them because if you do not, you have a greater chance to be chosen for verification. If you are chosen for verification, you will need to submit to the IRS a request for a Tax Transcript. This could delay your Financial Aid Award.

Any questions please contact the financial aid office at (909) 447-2554.