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 The 2015-2016 IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT) is here! The IRS DRT became available on February 1.  Typically the DRT is available two weeks after electronically filing a tax return. The IRS DRT electronically transfers your federal tax return information into your FAFSA. To view these simple steps, click here.  
Announcements & Deadlines

Newly Accepted Freshman: Applicants should review our Admitted Student Timeline. This details when scholarship and award package notifications are communicated to students.

Be sure to check out our "New Student Information" link located in our Resources section for additional information.

15/16 FAFSA:  File your application at by the priority deadline date to apply for campus based aid, including Federal Work Study, and the Federal SEOG for the Summer'15/Fall'15/Spring'16 semesters. Your FAFSA must be received by the federal processor by the deadline to be considered for these awards.

Priority deadline dates:

  • Incoming Freshman and Transfers: March 1st
  • Continuing and graduate students: May 1st

Check out the 7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA if you require assistance with the application.


Access Update: There will be a new log-in process to access your accounts on federal websites including,, and Rather than using your SSN, DOB, and name to sign in, you will be prompted to create a username and password to authenticate your identity with a single sign-on process across these systems. This change is anticipated to begin in April.

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