Visit the Applying for Aid section to learn more about deadlines and steps for early action, regular applicant, and transfer student financial aid applications.

New applicants should review the admission portal to verify what documents are needed.


Federal need-based aid requires the FAFSA only (unless selected for verification).

If you would like to be considered for institutional need-based aid as well, please complete the CSS Profile in addition to any other documents requested by the Office of Financial Aid.

Instructions for Accepting Your Financial Aid Package

Follow these step-by-step instructions (login required) to accept your financial aid package online. Please reach out if you have any questions.

2024–2025 Special Request Forms

Use ONLY if instructed by the Office of Financial Aid.

Disclaimer: The following PDFs may not be accessible for assistive technologies. If you need assistance accessing this file's contents, please contact our office at finaid [at] emerson.edurel="noreferrer" title="Email the Office of Financial Aid".

Special Request forms will be available in January 2024.