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The Office of Financial Assistance adheres to the following policies in the administration of the federal, state and university financial aid programs.

Academic Progress Policy

Students receiving financial assistance are required by Federal regulation to be making Satisfactory Academic Progress in order to continue to receive aid while enrolled at Villanova University. read more...

Financial Aid Code of Conduct

In the administration of its student financial assistance programs Villanova University (VU) abides by the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) Statement of Ethical Principles.  In addition, Villanova University has adopted a Code of Conduct for Financial Aid. read more...

Packaging Policies

Villanova University’s Office of Financial Assistance must resolve conflicting information before awarding or disbursing any financial assistance. read more...

Return of Title IV Funds

If a student completely withdraws from the University and has utilized Federal Title IV funds (e.g. Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant [SEOG], Federal Perkins Loan, Federal Direct Subsidized/Unsubsidized Loan, Federal Direct PLUS Loan, Federal Direct Graduate PLUS Loan), during the semester in which they withdraw, the University will observe the federally mandated process in determining what, if any amount of money must be returned to the federal program(s). read more...

Verification

Verification is a requirement of the U.S. Department of Education and is the process of confirming information submitted for consideration of the various Federal Title IV Funds including the Federal Pell Grant, Federal SEOG, Federal Perkins Loan and Federal Direct Loans. read more...

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

The U.S. Department of Education in conjunction with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) introduced the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, a feature that allows students and parents to import their previous year’s tax information from their filed federal 1040 tax forms directly into the FAFSA on the Web. read more...

Register to Vote - Deadline October 11th

As a college student living in Pennsylvania, you have two choices on where you register to vote. You have the right to register and vote where you live now, whether that is an on-campus or off-campus address, or you can choose to register and vote at your prior home address (check home state website for details regarding registering to vote and absentee ballots).

The Voter Registration Form is also available in Dougherty Hall Room 108 or 202. On Election Day, CAT will offer shuttles to the voting locations.

 

 

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions.

Office of Financial Assistance
Villanova University
800 Lancaster Ave
Kennedy Hall, Second Floor
Villanova, PA 19085
Telephone: (610) 519-4010
Fax: (610) 519-7599
Email: finaid@villanova.edu

Class of 2020 Financial Aid Awards are available for viewing in your MyNova portal.

 

Freshman Class of 2021 Financial Assistance Application Deadlines:

  • January 15, 2017 -- 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at www.fafsa.gov 
  • January 15, 2017 -- 2017-2018 College Board PROFILE must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at profileonline.collegeboard.com
  • January 15, 2017* -- Completed signed copies of custodial parent(s)', stepparent's, and student's 2015 U.S. Federal or Puerto Rico Tax Return as well as 2015 Federal W-2's, 1099/1099R's, and all tax schedules must be submitted to IDOC.

    *As early as November 1, 2016, but no later than January 15, 2017

**Financial Aid Awards will be available for viewing on April 1

 

Freshman Class of 2020 Financial Assistance Application Deadlines:

  • February 7, 2016 -- 2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at www.fafsa.gov 
  • February 7, 2016 -- 2016-2017 College Board PROFILE must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at profileonline.collegeboard.com
  • March 1, 2016* -- Completed signed copies of custodial parent(s)', stepparent's, and student's 2015 U.S. Federal or Puerto Rico Tax Return as well as 2015 Federal W-2's, 1099/1099R's, and all tax schedules must be submitted to IDOC.

    *As early as February 7, 2016, but no later than March 1, 2016

 

THE VILLANOVA UNIVERSITY DEADLINE FOR 2016-2017 FINANCIAL AID FOR RETURNING STUDENTS IS:

April 30, 2016 - Completed application materials must be postmarked by this date.

·2016-2017 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at www.fafsa.gov.

·2016-2017 College Board PROFILE must be filed PRIOR TO this date online at profileonline.collegeboard.com.

·Completed signed copies of custodial parent(s)’, stepparent’s, and student’s 2015 U.S. Federal or Puerto Rico Tax Return as well as 2015 W-2’s, 1099/1099R’s, and all tax schedules must be submitted to IDOC. *Do not submit tax documents to the Office of Financial Assistance*