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 2020-21 should complete the FAFSA, CSS Profile, and submit 2018 tax and income information to renew their aid. 

The priority deadline to renew aid for 2020-21 is January 2, 2020.  

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


Steps to Renew Your Aid for 2020-21:

Step 1: File the FAFSA

 

Step one

Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov 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 2018 tax information for the 2020-21 school year.

 

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 2018 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 2020-21 online. You may also need to submit 2018 tax documents (if taxes were filed) and/or 2018 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 2020-21 is January 2, 2020. After that time, our office will continue accepting applications on a rolling basis. 

Your financial aid for 2020-21 will be available to view in DukeHub starting in June 2020.

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.