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As you discover your options for funding your college education, we’re here to guide you through the process. To schedule your Financial Aid appointment, contact the Financial Aid department at 877-300-9866 between 8:30 AM and 5:30 PM Monday through Thursday or 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday during the school year. More limited hours are available during the summer.

Students beginning Year One in August 2018 must bring the following items to their financial aid appointment:

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A signed copy of your [and/or your spouse’s] 2015 Federal Income Tax return, all schedules and W2s.

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If you are financially dependent, a signed copy of your parents’ 2015 Federal Income Tax return, all schedules and W2s. [This is required in addition to your own Federal Tax Income return.]

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If you are an eligible non-citizen, you will need to bring qualifying documents.

Other items you may be required to supply include your Social Security card, marriage certificate, proof of default status for prior student loans, contact references, guardianship documents, proof of untaxed income, and/or driver’s license. If you are selected for verification by the Department of Education after applying for financial aid, you may be required to provide further documentation to the Financial Aid Office.

After you and your parents/spouse have completed all necessary financial aid paperwork, you will be given an itemized financial aid worksheet showing the total financial aid for which you are eligible, and a listing of the types of aid you will be receiving for the current school year. If you do not have a copy of your 2015 Federal Income Tax return, you can request form #4506 from the IRS website, www.irs.gov,or by calling 800-829-3676 or 800-829-1040. Forms can also be obtained from The Modern's Financial Aid Office.