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Dates and Deadlines

Below are the admission and financial aid deadlines you need to meet on your way to becoming a Saint Anselm student. Before completing your financial aid forms, you may wish to visit the college's Financial Aid Web site to ensure that you have completed all steps in the financial aid application process. If you feel that you have extenuating circumstances that would preclude you from meeting the posted deadlines, you must contact the Office of Financial Aid well before the deadline to discuss your situation.

Admission Dates and Deadlines


November 15
Early Action admission application deadline. All students interested in the nursing program must apply as a nursing major and must apply Early Action.

January 15
Early Action applicants will be mailed an admission decision on or before January 15. Applicants who apply Regular Decision will be mailed an admission decision on a rolling basis after January 15.

February 1
Regular Decision admission application deadline for fall semester.

May 1
Enrollment deposits are due.

Financial Aid Dates and Deadlines


November - January 15
Early Action Students and Nursing Students that would like an estimated financial aid award may complete the CSS Financial Aid Profile online and the CSS Non-Custodial Parent Profile (if applicable) no later than January 15.  We offer this as a tool for students to understand their eligibility for need-based aid in advance of when the FAFSA and 2013 taxes are available. Estimated aid awards will be sent out to admitted students by the end of January. The student will still need to complete the full aid process by March 15th  to receive their finalized award.

January 1 - March 15 for Incoming Freshmen

  • Submit completed FAFSA online after January 1. The FAFSA is a free application used to determine eligibility for federal student aid programs.
  • Register and submit completed CSS Financial Aid Profile online*.  The CSS Profile is a fee based application used to determine eligibility for institutional need-based aid.
  • Submit 2013 federal tax returns and W-2 forms from parents and student to the College Board IDOC program via the US Mail.  The College Board will send submission instructions via email.  There is no cost to submit tax information via IDOC except postage. If student loses instructions, go to IDOC link and answer key questions to get the instructions page (available after submitting CSS Profile around mid February).

January 1 - April 15 for Returning Students

  • Submit completed FAFSA online after January 1. The FAFSA is a free application used to determine eligibility for federal student aid programs.
  • Register and submit completed CSS Financial Aid Profile online*.  The CSS Profile is a fee based application used to determine eligibility for institutional need-based aid.
  • Submit 2013 federal tax returns and W-2 forms from parents and student to the College Board IDOC program via the US Mail.  The College Board will send submission instructions via email.  There is no cost to submit tax information via IDOC except postage. If student loses instructions, go to IDOC link and answer key questions to get the instructions page (available mid February). The Office of Financial Aid will send reminders via email. Information also available on MyAnselm / My Financial Aid / Financial Aid-NetParter.

March 15
Financial aid application priority deadline for fall semester first-year students.

April 15
Financial aid application deadline for fall semester returning students.

March - April
Admitted students receive financial aid award letters.

May 1
Enrollment deposits are due.

June 1
Financial aid priority deadline for transfers for fall semester (or two weeks after the student is admitted).

July
Students receive bills, due to be paid in August, for first semester tuition, fees, and room and board.

*Please note, students do not need to complete the CSS Profile if they only wish to obtain federal aid.  Please contact the Office of Financial Aid to tell us that you do not wish to apply for institutional need-based resources if that is the case.