Renew your aid

How to Renew Your Aid

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Undocumented Students

International Students

U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents

Current students returning to Duke for 2019-20 should complete the FAFSA, CSS Profile, and submit 2017 tax and income information to renew their aid. 

The priority deadline to renew aid for 2019-20 is January 2, 2019.  

Renewal aid notifications will be available for students to view in DukeHub in mid-June.

Steps to Renew Your Aid for 2019-20:

Step 1: File the FAFSA


Step one

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at and have the results sent to Duke.  

Step 2: Complete the CSS PROFILE


Step two

Complete the CSS PROFILE. When answering the questions, please use your 2017 tax information.


Step 3: Keep an Eye on Your To-Do List

Step three

After completing the CSS PROFILE, you may receive an email with a link to upload your 2017 tax information to the College Board IDOC website.

  • Check your DukeHub To-Do list  to find out if you'll need to submit your taxes or other supporting documents to complete your application.  

And that’s it! Your DukeHub financial aid To-Do list is updated regularly, so be sure to check back often to make sure we have everything we need to complete your financial aid. Financial aid renewal notifications will become available to returning students in June.

Undocumented Students

To renew your aid, you will need to complete the CSS Profile for 2019-20 online. You may also need to submit 2017 tax documents (if taxes were filed) and/or 2017 income information to the College Board IDOC service. After completing the CSS Profile, keep an eye on your financial aid To-Do list in DukeHub. You may be emailed a link to upload your tax/income documents shortly after completing the CSS Profile.

The priority deadline for completing your renewal CSS Profile for 2019-20 is January 2nd. After that time, our office will continue accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

Your financial aid for 2019-20 will be available to view in DukeHub by June 15th.

International Students

International students currently receiving aid will have their financial aid automatically renewed, and you do not need to reapply. Each year, new financial aid notifications will be available in the first week of April.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.

Note: International applicants admitted with "no financial aid interest" are ineligible to apply for financial aid for any year of undergraduate study.  There are no need-based or merit scholarships available for international transfer students.