Early Decision - Veteran Applicants

For specific information about Williams financial aid for veterans, please visit our Yellow Ribbon information page.

Please do not submit your financial aid application to Williams before you have submitted your application for admission.

Due by November 20, 2019

  • Complete the CSS Financial Aid PROFILE Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 online If submitting the CSS Profile is a financial hardship for your family, please CLICK HERE for information about fee waivers.
    Williams CSS code is 3965
    complete and submit to apply for funding from Williams
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2022-2021 online
    Williams FAFSA code is 002229
    complete and submit to apply for federal funds only – including the Federal Direct (student) loans
  • Submit the following documentation to the College Board’s Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC)
    available online after submission of the CSS Profile
  • Submit 2020-21 Verification Statement – you must download and print this from the IDOC website
  • Submit 2018 Federal Tax Returns for the student (and spouse, if married), including all schedules and W-2 forms or a 2018 Non-tax Filer’s Statement

U.S. Federal Tax Info

All U.S. Federal Tax Return Requirements
  • Must be copies of federal tax returns actually filed with the IRS; do not send state tax returns
  • Must include all schedules such as A, B, C, C-EZ, E, and/or F
  • Must include all W2 forms
  • If no taxes are filed, a Non-tax Filers Statement must be submitted
  • If parents hold an interest in a partnership or corporation, copies of all pages and schedules of the federal business income tax return(s), including all K-1′s, must be submitted to IDOC with personal federal income tax returns.


How to submit your documents to the IDOC
  • You can upload them via the IDOC website (recommended) or mail hard copies.
  • If mailing, you will print your IDOC Cover Sheet - be sure to fill in the IDOC Cover Sheet completely.
  • Submit only one, complete set of documents to IDOC - either via upload or mail.
  • Do not submit duplicate copies to Williams.
  • Use the IDOC version of the non-filing statements available on the IDOC website.


If you have any questions, please contact the Financial Aid Office

995 Main St.
Weston Hall 3rd floor
Williamstown, MA 01267 USA
Tel: 413.597.4181
Fax: 413.597.2999
Email: [email protected]