Alternative Loan Only Applicants

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Canadian residents and international students along with U.S. Citizens and Permanent Residents applying for a Federal Direct Loan only should submit tax returns directly to Yale Student Financial Services.

Application Requirements How to Apply/Where to Send

Yale Loan Only Application

Complete the Loan Only Application and send the signed form to Student Financial Services. View the Student Loan Information page for more information on Education Loans and the Alternative Loan List.

Alternative Loan Application Process Apply directly with lender.

Financial Aid Status

You can check what financial aid forms are required of you for the 2013–2014 academic year by logging in with your Yale NetID and password to Student Information Systems (SIS).


The tables below list the filing dates and award notification dates for 2013–2014. Keep in mind that term bills for the 2013–2014 academic year go out on July 1 for the Fall 2013 semester (due date August 1) and November 1 for the Spring 2014 semester (due date December 1). In order to ensure that your financial aid is shown on your bill and to avoid late fee charges, you must complete your application by one of the application filling dates listed below.

Application Filing Dates for Full Year and Fall Only Applicants

Application Filing Dates Notification of Award
April 8, 2013 June 3, 2013
May 13, 2013 June 24, 2013

Application Filing Dates for Spring Only Applicants

Application Filing Dates Notification of Award
September 2, 2013 October 1, 2013
October 14, 2013 November 11, 2013

Additional Note

In order to ensure that your alternative loan is shown on the term bill, please make sure you apply for the loan and complete the necessary loan application no later than June 10, 2013.

Extenuating Circumstances

To make Student Financial Services aware of special circumstances that are not reflected on the financial aid applications, you should submit a description on a separate sheet (along with any applicable documentation) to Student Financial Services.

Mailing Information

Regular Mail Overnight Mail Fax
Yale University Student Financial Services
PO Box 208288
New Haven, CT 06520-8288
Yale University
Student Financial Services
246 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510
(203) 777-6100

When submitting financial aid information directly to Student Financial Services, be sure that your name and student ID number are listed on the top of each document. Please do not mail us copies of any materials that you transmit by fax machine.