2020-2021 Academic year enrollment notification: Instructions for financial aid

Enrollment contracts for the 2020-2021 academic year will be posted in My Backpack in early February for most families. To enroll your child at Peddie for next year, you will be expected to return the signed enrollment contract and deposit two weeks after the posted date.

Families applying for financial aid at Peddie, whether for the first time or as a returning student, must complete the following steps by December 15, 2019 in order to be considered for financial aid for the 2020-2021 academic year*:

  1. Complete the Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS). The School & Student Service (SSS) family portal is now live at peddie.org/sss. Login to your (SSS) family portal to complete the Parents’ Financial Statement.
  2. Submit your 2018 Federal Tax Return.* It is imperative that we have your 2018 tax returns.  If you have not done so already, please upload your 2018 federal income tax returns with all schedules/statements through your secured (SSS) family portal. 
  3. Submit Supporting Documents for Multiple Tuition Costs (K-12/College).* For households with children in tuition-charging K-12 schools and/or college, please upload all tuition statements for the 2019-2020 academic year for each enrolled child to the “Additional Documents” section through your secured (SSS) family portal. All uploaded tuition statements must demonstrate the total family contribution for the 2019-2020 academic year.
  4. Submit Supporting Documents for Significant Change in Family Circumstances.* For households with significant change in family circumstances that may impact your enrollment at Peddie, please use the “Other Information” section of your Parents’ Financial Statement (PFS) to relate all pertinent details. A significant change in family circumstances may include, but is not limited to, reduction in wages, employment status, permanent disability, or loss of parent/spouse. If applicable, please upload all related documentation to the change in family circumstances to the “Additional Documents” section through your secured (SSS) family portal.

*The Financial Aid Committee will not consider materials submitted via mail or email.
Please upload all required materials to your secured School & Student Services (SSS) family portal by DECEMBER 15, 2019.

Questions about the financial aid process? Call 609-944-7540 or email financialaid@peddie.org.