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1600 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN
The Admissions and Financial Aid Offices are located at 62 Macalester Street.
2013-2014 Regular Decision
|Financial Aid Application Step||Filing Date|
|Indicate intent to apply for financial aid on admission application||January 15, 2013|
|CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE||February 8, 2013|
|Noncustodial PROFILE (if applicable)||February 15, 2013|
|FAFSA||February 8, 2013|
|IDOC Submission||March 1, 2013|
To apply for financial aid as a Regular Decision candidate, complete the steps below.
- Indicate your intent to apply for financial aid when you complete your admission application.
- CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
* Visit profileonline.collegeboard.com to complete the College Scholarship Service Financial Aid PROFILE. Include Macalester's code (6390) in the school release section.
* If you have not yet completed your 2012 tax returns, file the PROFILE with estimated figures by the filing date.
- If your biological/adoptive parents are not married, your noncustodial parent must complete the CSS Noncustodial PROFILE. If applicable, you will receive details about the Noncustodial PROFILE service as part of the PROFILE process.
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
* File the FAFSA, including Macalester's school code (002358) in the school section.
* If you have not yet completed your 2012 tax returns, file the FAFSA with estimated figures.
- Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC)
In response to your Financial Aid PROFILE, you will receive information from the College Board IDOC service on behalf of Macalester College. Macalester will use the IDOC service to collect tax documents and applicable supplements required to apply for financial aid.
Your IDOC information will specify which tax documents are required as part of your financial aid application. In general, they will include:
* Your parents' 2012 federal income tax return. A non-filer statement should be completed if your parent did not and will not file a 2012 federal income tax return.
* 2012 W2 form(s) for your parents. If your parents do not receive W2 forms, please contact the Financial Aid Office so that we can update our records.
All required documents should be submitted to the IDOC service as one complete package and must have an IDOC cover sheet. Duplicate cover sheets are available at idoc.collegeboard.com.