2017-18 Undergraduate Financial Aid Forms

Undergraduate Financial Aid Applications

For New or Current Students seeking aid Summer 2017/Fall 2017/Spring 2018/Summer 2018 Semesters

  • 2017-2018 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
    Apply for an FSA ID first (student and one parent (if student is dependent) each need an FSA ID) at fsaid.ed.gov before completing the FAFSA online. FSA ID serves as your e-signature. *Please note:  The IRS Data Retrieval Tool became temporarily unavailable in March.  You should still file the FAFSA but will not be able to automatically transfer figures from the IRS database until the IRS resolves this issue. 
  • Arcadia University Financial Aid Application 
    For full-time and part-time undergraduate students.  
  • Off-Campus Housing Form
    PDF; download and print. For full-time dependent undergraduates living in off-campus housing of their own, independent from parents/guardians and the University.
  • ERPA FormPDF; print and return.

Income Statement Forms

  • Parent Non-Tax Filer Form (be sure to submit corresponding W-2's to the Financial Aid Office)
  • Parent Reduced Income Form
    Please email kirkpatrick@arcadia.edu to request this form and please include a brief description of the reason for your income loss when you request this form. 
  • Student Non-Tax Filer Form  (be sure to submit corresponding W-2's to the Financial Aid Office)
  • Student Reduced Income Form
    Please email kirkpatrick@arcadia.edu to request this form and please include a brief description of the reason for your income loss then you request this form. 
  • Verification Form
    PDF, please print and return. Only those selected for verification must submit. Refer to special letter received to ensure this is the correct form. There may be a different form you need to complete which would have been enclosed with your verification notification letter. Call 215-572-2980 if you are unsure and no longer have a copy of your verification notification letter.

Loan Applications and Loan Counseling Links

Students wishing to borrow a Federal Direct Stafford Loan must complete the appropriate Federal Direct Stafford Loan Acceptance Form below. Additionally, if a student never borrowed through the Federal Direct Loan Program, or previously borrowed a Stafford Loan through a lender/bank, they must complete a Federal Direct Stafford Loan MPN (master promissory note) and a Federal Direct Stafford Loan Entrance Counseling session at www.StudentLoans.gov.

For New or Current Students; Summer 2017/Fall 2017/Spring 2018/Summer 2018 Semesters
For Graduating, Withdrawing or Stopping Out Students

Special Arcadia Scholarship Applications

Prospective full-time undergraduate and graduate students applying to full-time Arcadia programs are automatically reviewed for merit scholarships at the time they apply for admission. No separate application is required.

  • Campus Achievement Award Application (Fall 2017 applications due June 1, 2017.)
    For currently enrolled full-time undergraduates only. Applications are available for current students to complete twice a year on MyArcadia. For fall consideration, students can apply as early as May 1 and applications are due June 1. For spring consideration, students can apply as early as October 1 and applications are due November 1. If the application deadline falls on a weekend, applications are due the following Monday, by 5:00 p.m.