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Financial Aid

We hold firmly to the Jesuit belief that education should be accessible to all who want to pursue a life of passion and service to others — a practice made possible by our robust financial support systems, which allow us to meet 100% of demonstrated need.

Education for All Who Seek It

In order to ensure that a Holy Cross education is accessible to all admitted students, the College is committed to meeting 100 percent of demonstrated need, as calculated according to nationally recognized financial aid criteria. We are one of a select group of colleges (less than 100) to make this commitment.

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Financial Aid Webinars

Do you have questions about how to apply for financial aid? We want to help. Our Admission and Financial Aid staff will outline application requirements, provide quick tips on where to start, and discuss your options for financing.

Figuring Out the FAFSA
Figuring Out the FAFSA

Not sure where to begin in filling out the FAFSA? Let us provide some quick tips and suggestions to help you get started. 

Air Date: October 2, 2022


 

The CSS Profile Decoded
The CSS Profile Decoded

What is the CSS Profile? Why do only some schools require it? Join us as we break down why the CSS Profile is so important and what you need to know when filling it out.

Sunday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. ET


 

Paying for College
Paying for College

Still feeling overwhelmed by applying for aid? Scholarships, loans, work-study, oh my! Join us as we offer some final tips on navigating the financial aid process.

Sunday, October 16 at 7:00 p.m. ET


 

Latest Updates

Current students should reapply for aid by November 1. Help sessions are available, both in-person and virtually.

For information on President Biden's announcement concerning student loan cancellation, access your student aid history by logging into your account at studentaid.gov. You may sign up to be notified when the application is open on the ED subscription page.

The Biden Administration has announced an extension of the pause on student loan repayment, interest, and collections through December 31, 2022. Read the announcement from the U.S. Department of Education.

Understand the Types of Financial Aid

There are multiple ways to fund your education. Holy Cross meets 100% of demonstrated financial need, as determined by the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the CSS Profile.

Estimate Your Costs

Know your estimated educational costs before you apply. Holy Cross offers two calculators to help your family make an informed financial decision.

Apply for Aid

Once you’re familiar with the types of financial aid available, and estimated costs, it’s time to start the financial aid process. A couple things you’ll need to get started: our FAFSA and CSS codes for your aid applications.

FAFSA: 002141
CSS Profile: 3282

Contact Financial Aid

Questions? Reach out to our financial aid office and speak with one of our team members, who are dedicated to helping you receive the financial support you need.