The process of applying for financial aid varies depending on whether you are a prospective or current student. Please carefully review the information on the page that is relevant to you and be aware of upcoming deadlines and specific forms that must be filed.

The 2019-2020 FAFSA will once again offer the Data Retrieval Tool (DRT), which imports the 2017 tax filing data on record with the IRS. Most individuals who have filed a 2017 tax return will be able to use the IRS DRT.

This year for your protection, the Department of Education added a safeguard to the Data Retrieval Tool. When you import your tax data from the IRS, the fields will be masked. You will not be able to see the data items that have been transferred. If you successfully use the IRS DRT, Dickinson will receive accurate filing information.

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Prospective First-Year Applicant

Prospective First-Year Applicant


Prospective International Student

Prospective International Student


Prospective Transfer Student

Prospective Transfer Student


Continuing Student

Continuing Student