Financial Aid

Returning Students

  • Returning Students

    Merit Aid

    • Renewed automatically
    • No separate application is required
    • Eligibility limited to those students awarded merit awards prior to their enrollment at Union College

    Need-Based Aid

    In light of difficulties families may be experiencing as a result of Covid-19, we have pushed back our deadline to May 1, 2020. Please reach out to our office if additional time is necessary.

    • 2020-2021 CSS Profile - Union's Profile school code is 2920 (To be considered for institutional need-based grant) If the biological parents of the applicant are separated or divorced, Union requires the non-custodial parent (NCP) to file the CSS Profile as well.
    • 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) – Union's FAFSA school code is 002889 (To determine federal financial aid)
    • Verification Worksheet - Dependent Worksheet or Independent Worksheet (depending on your status)
    • Parent and Student 2018 Federal Tax Return and supporting schedules. In addition to the tax return, we recommend that parents and students also utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool on the FAFSA
    • Parent and Student 2018 W-2 forms
    • Non-custodial Parent 2018 Federal Tax Return with supporting schedules and W-2s (if applicable)
    • NYS Express Tap Application (ETA) For NY Residents to apply for the Tuition Assistance Program Grant (TAP)

    For families who have experienced a change in circumstances, you may submit the 2020-2021 Change in Family Circumstances Form.

  • Returning Canadian Students

    Merit Aid

    • Renewed automatically
    • No separate application is required
    • Eligibility limited to those students awarded merit awards prior to their enrollment at Union College

    Need-Based Aid

    In light of difficulties families may be experiencing as a result of Covid-19, we have pushed back our deadline to May 1, 2020. Please reach out to our office if additional time is necessary.

    • 2020-2021 CSS Profile. Union's CSS Profile code is 2920. If the biological parents of the applicant are separated or divorced, Union requires the non-custodial parent (NCP) to file the CSS Profile as well.
    • Parents' 2018 T-1 General Income and Benefit returns or Notice of Assessment
    • Non-Custodial Parent 2018 T-1 General Income and Benefit returns or Notice of Assessment (if applicable)
    • Student's 2018 T-1 General Income and Benefit returns, if applicable
    • Quebec Residents - Parent and, if applicable, student 2018 Quebec Income Tax Returns

    For families who have experienced a change in circumstances, you should contact the Financial Aid office for required documentation.

  • Returning International Students

    Merit Aid

    • Renewed automatically
    • No separate application is required
    • Eligibility limited to those students awarded merit awards prior to their enrollment at Union College

    Need-Based Aid

    In light of difficulties families may be experiencing as a result of Covid-19, we have pushed back our deadline to May 1, 2020. Please reach out to our office if additional time is necessary.

    • 2020-2021 CSS Profile. Union's CSS Profile code is 2920. If the biological parents of the applicant are separated or divorced, Union requires the non-custodial parent (NCP) to file the CSS Profile as well.
    • 2018 foreign income documentation (translated into US dollars). Examples of income documentation are:
      1. The country's tax return, or
      2. Signed statement from your parent's employer(s) on the company's letterhead indicating annual wages, bonuses, benefits, subsidies, or perquisites. The statement should indicate if the income is gross income (before taxes) in which case we need to know the taxes paid
    • Non-Custodial Parent 2018 foreign income documentation (translated into US dollars) - if applicable - see examples above