DeLaSalle is proud to maintain its historic and Lasallian legacy of providing education to so many young men and women regardless of personal financial circumstances. Thanks to DeLaSalle alumni and friends who are generous with their support, the financial aid program will provide over $2.9 million in financial assistance for families in 2016-2017. DeLaSalle is proud to continue its 117-year tradition of making high-quality, college preparatory education affordable.

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The Business Office is excited to assist you with any tuition or financial aid questions. Please do not hesitate to contact Ron Rice, Director of Tuition and Financial Aid, at 612.676.7601 weekdays between 8:00am-4:00pm.

Each spring, as part the annual registration process, DeLaSalle emails a tuition agreement to those families who have:

  1. Completed the re-enrollment process and paid the $350 non-refundable registration deposit,and
  2. For those families who have requested financial aid: Completed and had their financial aid application reviewed by TADS, and if necessary, submitted supporting documents as part of the audit process

Tuition agreements include all known financial aid grants and Presidential Scholarships, as applicable.

Families should click on the link within the email to access their tuition agreement. In order to complete the agreement, TADS will ask families to use an electronic signature before they can see their specific tuition agreement. Families should complete all instructions by the due date listed, including selecting a payment plan and a date each month on which families would like to pay tuition.

DeLaSalle parents are eligible for Minnesota’s K-12 Education Subtraction and Credit, which may provide a tax subtraction and/or credit for certain private school expenses. These tax relief programs may benefit your family by lowering the tax you must pay and may even provide a larger refund. Click here for more information about these programs.

Returning families to DeLaSalle who need to know how much tuition they paid to DeLaSalle in tuition and registration in 2016 can access the information in TADS. Follow these step-by-step instructions to access the report. This report will also retrieve information about tuition paid to DeLaSalle in the 2015-16 school for families whose children attended De that school year.

  1. Log into TADS
  2. Click on the “Billing” tab
  3. Select “Your Billing Account”
  4. Once you are in Billing you will see “Reports” in the blue bar. Click on “Reports”
  5. Select “Household Paid Tuition Tax Report”
  6. Enter the year “2016”
  7. The report will appear.

DeLaSalle offers a comprehensive financial aid program for eligible families. DeLaSalle continues its partnership with Tuition Aid Data Services (TADS) to process all financial aid applications for families. With the help of TADS’s financial analysis, DeLaSalle makes all financial aid decisions. Families who wish to be considered for financial aid for the 2017-18 school year must apply no later than February 27, 2017.

Students of families receiving financial aid grants will be required to perform 10 hours of scheduled work-service for the 2017-18 school year, beginning June 2017 Work-service represents 20 percent of a student’s need-based financial aid award. Families and students are responsible for scheduling and fulfilling their work-service requirement. Scheduling information will be included in the Tuition Agreement and posted on the school website.

Returning Family – Completing Financial Aid

Prior to completing an online financial aid application we would recommend the following steps before logging into TADS and starting the process.

  1. Download the application worksheet. This will assist you in gathering all the information you will need to complete the application and save time entering information into the actual application.
  2. Once you have the worksheet completed follow the steps below:
    • Go to www.mytads.com
    • Click on the Financial Aid Assessment bar to begin the process,
    • Use the same email and password when you completed your 2015-2016 application or tuition agreementNOTE: If you have forgotten your password click the help bar on the bottom to reset your password.
  3. After entering your information and paying the processing fee you will be given a TADS ID number along with a message stating you need to submit certain documentation to TADS. NOTE: include your ID number when submitting documentation to TADS, regardless if you submit your documentation to TADS by:
    • Mail,
    • Fax, or
    • Upload from your computer.
  4. Contact TADS directly at 612.548.3320 with any technical questions. Contact Ron Rice  at 612.676.7601 in the DeLaSalle business office with questions relating to DeLaSalle’s financial aid program, it’s process, timeline, or methodology.

New Family – Completing Financial Aid

Completing Financial Aid for new families Prior to completing an online financial aid application we would recommend the following steps before logging into TADS and starting the process.

  1. Download the application worksheet. This will assist you in gathering all the information you will need to complete the application and save time entering information into the actual application.
  2. Once you have the worksheet completed follow the steps below:
    • Go to www.mytads.com
    • Click on the Financial Aid Assessment bar to begin the process,
    • Click on the blue creating a new account bar that stretches across the screen
  3. completely fill out all required information on this page and record the email and password you entered.NOTE: the email and password will be your single sign-in information for both completing financial aid applications and tuition agreements for your time at De.
  4. After entering your information and paying the processing fee you will be given a TADS ID number along with a message stating you need to submit certain documentation to TADS. NOTE: include your ID number when submitting Doc to TADS, regardless if you submit your documentation to TADS by:
    • Mail,
    • Fax, or
    • Upload from your computer.
  5. Contact TADS directly at 612.548.3320 with any technical questions. Contact Ron Rice at 612.676.7601 in the DeLaSalle business office with questions relating to DeLaSalle’s financial aid program, it’s process, timeline, or methodology.