Prospective Undocumented U.S. Residents/DACA Recipients

Penn is committed to supporting admitted undergraduate students with DACA status or who are undocumented. Click here to learn more about available financial aid for undocumented students. 

2021-2022 Financial Aid Application Checklist

In order to be considered for Penn need-based financial aid, you must submit all of the following information by the dates listed.

Early Decision November 2, 2020
Regular Decision February 1, 2021
Transfer April 12, 2021

Follow these deadlines to receive your financial eligibility at the same time as your admissions decision. Applications received after these dates will be processed as quickly as possible. 

CSS Profile

Submit online to The College Board.

The 2021-2022 CSS Profile is available beginning October 1, 2020. 

Penn’s CSS code is 2933.

Penn Financial Aid Supplement (PFAS)

Submit the PFAS online. Log in access to the PFAS will be available after you receive your Penn Applicant Portal access from Admissions.

If you receive an error message, or if you are unable to submit an online PFAS, please download a paper Penn Financial Aid Supplement.

Federal Tax Returns

Submit parent and student 2019 federal income tax returns, including all schedules, pages, and W-2 forms, to Student Financial Services.

Note: Don't file taxes? You still need to submit a Tax I.D. Form confirming your non-filer status or your application will remain incomplete.

How to Submit Documents to SRFS

Please send your tax returns directly to SFS, as Penn does not participate in CSS/IDOC Services.

To ensure the privacy of your information, please do not submit documents via email. 

Online Submission (Preferred) Document Submission Portal
Fax 215-573-5428
Mail Student Financial Services
University of Pennsylvania
Franklin Building, Room 005
3451 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6270

Use a Cover Sheet/Tax I.D. Form each time you submit documents. You are required to submit and sign this form even if your family did not file taxes in 2019.