Pitzer requires copies of tax documents in order to verify the information you provide on your CSS Profile and/or FAFSA applications.
Who must submit documents
Dependent students must provide copies of their (if applicable) and their parents’ tax documents. For students with divorced/separated parents, Pitzer requires tax documents for both the custodial and noncustodial parent. If your parent is remarried, also submit copies of your stepparent’s tax documents.
Independent students must provide copies of their and their spouse’s tax documents (if applicable).
Required tax documents
U.S. Citizens, Eligible Non-Citizens, and Undocumented residents
Tax Filers: If you or your parent(s) filed a Federal U.S. Tax Return, upload the entire copy of the federal tax return along with all schedules, statements, K-1s, 1099s, and W-2 forms to IDOC. In addition, if your parents’ file business tax returns (such as 1065, 1120S, 1120 Forms), upload copies of those forms as well.
Non-Tax Filers who worked: If you and/or your parents worked, but did not file taxes, submit copies of any W-2 forms, 1099 forms, or K-1s. In addition, complete a Non-filing Statement (see Forms on our website) to list all sources of income received.
Non-Tax Filers who did not work: If you and/or your parents did not work or earn income, complete a Non-filing Statement indicating $0 income.
Tax documents are not required for International students during the application process. If admitted, additional documents may be requested to verify information reported on your Pitzer International Aid Application.
How to submit documents
All tax documents must be uploaded directly to College Board’s Institutional Documentation Service (IDOC) system. Do not upload financial aid documents through your admission applicant status page. Financial Aid documents submitted through the Applicant Status Page will not be processed.
Please do not email any documents containing Personal Identifiable Information (PII) to our office. Documents emailed to us that contain PII will be deleted and not processed.
You may also mail your documents to:
Office of Financial Aid
1050 N. Mills Road
Claremont, CA 91711