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HOW TO CREATE an FSA ID - a username and password has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education websites.  Directions here.

Have we requested tax transcripts from you / your parents?

We can no longer accept federal tax return forms 1040EZ, 1040A and/or 1040. If we require documentation of your and/or your parents’ 2014 income, you will be required to provide an official IRS Tax Return Transcript. These forms can be requested online at and you will be able to print a copy or have it mailed directly to you within 5-10 days of the request. Tax Transcript Instructions

However, the simplest and fastest manner to fulfill the tax transcript requirement is to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool available when filing or correcting your FAFSA. This tool allows data to be pulled directly from the IRS to populate the appropriate fields on your FAFSA. If at the time of filing your FAFSA, you or your parents have not yet filed federal taxes, you can go back in to your FAFSA at a later date to update with IRS data. DRT Instructions

Please Note: The University of New Hampshire Financial Aid Office is committed to being a paperless office.  All documentation sent to the Financial Aid Office is scanned.  During peak periods, it can take a week for the information to show as received.  Please allow time for information to arrive in our office and a week for scanning when checking your application status.  The information that you can see online is the same information viewable to the Financial Aid Office staff.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Financial Aid Office.

Please be aware - Scam Warning from the IRS

Net Price Calculator is now live!!

UNH has partnered with the College Board to offer a Net Price Calculator -- a tool that will help you determine just how affordable UNH may be for your family. The calculator will present you a sample of the kind of need-based award you may receive once you are admitted and have applied for financial aid. See what might be in store for you! Go to the calculator (Please note this tool is not intended for currently enrolled students.)


UNH Wildcat Statue

Financial aid ensures access to higher education for those who might otherwise lack the necessary financial resources.

The Financial Aid Office also serves as an information resource for students, parents, scholarship and loan agencies and high schools.