New Password Requirements!

Due to Enhanced Security, if you have not yet done so, you will be required to change your password the next time you sign in. The password must be 9 characters, contain an upper and lower case character, a special character (!#%$&) and at least one number.

Sign in to view your:

  • Application requirements
  • Financial aid eligibility (After your file is reviewed)
  • Messages about your financial aid 
  • Loan history (Current students only)

Before You Log in Please Read!

Admission Applicants:

A few days after you have submitted your admission application, Student Financial Services will email you information about how to apply for financial aid along with a User ID that will allow you to log in to Financial Aid Online. Once you have your User ID, carefully follow the steps below: 

1. Click the “First Time User” link in the “LOG IN” box on the right.

2. Enter the user name provided in our email. 

3. Complete the “Activate Your Account” questions and create your password. 

Current Students: 

Your "User ID" is the prefix to your MHC email address; your password is the one you created. Be sure to select the correct academic year under "Current Award Year" in the top toolbar.


Application Requirements for Need-Based Financial Aid:

Citizens & Permanent Residents of the United States apply annually for need-based financial aid. To apply for need based financial aid from Mount Holyoke, students must complete: CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE. To apply for federal grants and loans, students must complete: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)Tax return information may be required from those applying for federal or College financial aid.

International students file the online CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE and submit a certified verification of income, or tax return if it is available, at the time they apply for admission. An international student's financial aid eligibility is determined at the time of admission and remains the same while she is enrolled at Mount Holyoke.

Merit Scholarships: Student do not need to apply for need based aid to be considered for or to renew merit scholarships from the College.

Learn more about financial assistance at Mount Holyoke College.


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Questions? Contact us-we're happy to help!

Mount Holyoke College
Student Financial Services
16 Skinner Hall
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075
413-538-2291 (phone)
413-538-2512 (fax)

Summer Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Phone Hours:
Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm