Current/Returning Students: US Citizens & Permanent Residents

The following forms and materials are ideally submitted by November 15, 2022.

Note: If you are submitting documents after our submission date, rest assured that these documents will still be accepted and it will not negatively influence your application in any way.  Although if you are delayed, significantly, it may affect your ability to get a timely award.

Customized instructions are available for international students.


The CSS Profile (Use code 3965)

Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 completed online by student and parent(s). If either parent is re-married, the current spouse’s information is also required.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (Use code 002229)


Submit the following documentation to the College Board’s Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC). The service is available online after October 1, 2022 or 24 to 48 hours after submission of the CSS Profile.

2021 Federal Tax Returns for custodial parents

Include all schedules and W-2 forms.

2021 Federal Tax Returns for the student

Include all schedules and W-2 forms (including Williams College) or a 2020 Non-tax Filer’s Statement.

2023-2024 Verification Statement

Download the fillable form and print, complete and physically sign this from the IDOC website.