Applying for Aid


The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the only application required to apply for need-based financial aid at UMass Dartmouth. Based on the information provided on your FAFSA, we will determine your eligibility for federal, state and institutional financial aid.

File your  FAFSA online at:

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth federal school code number is 002210.

Priority Deadline

The 2016-2017 financial aid priority deadline at UMass Dartmouth is March 1, 2016.

In order to receive maximum consideration for financial aid for the 2016-2017 academic year,  the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) must be filed by March 1, 2016. Filing by March 1 means that you will receive maximum consideration for grants, loans, and student employment.  If you or your family have not filed income taxes by March 1, you should use estimated income information to meet the March 1 priority date.

Checking your FAFSA status

To check on the status of your FAFSA or to submit corrections go to: