Tools and Resources

The following links are provided to help you make informed choices and/or accomplish tasks related to your financial aid.


If your financial aid application is selected for verification, you will be given access to the College Board IDOC portal to upload the required documents electronically. Any required forms will be made available for you within your IDOC portal. 

You will receive an e-mail from the College Board once access to the portal is available. We can only accept documentation submitted via the IDOC portal. We cannot accept documents submitted via e-mail, fax, or mail. 

Instructions are below on how to obtain different documents that may be required to complete your financial aid application. 


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Federal Student Aid Information Center (for general information regarding federal student aid or, after logging in at the upper right corner with an FSA ID, to review federal grant and/or loan history) Contact information: 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243) or

Colgate University through the trees.

Colgate, as a participant in federal loan programs, is required to develop, administer, and enforce a financial aid code of conduct (PDF) applicable to the university’s officers, employees, and agents.