Special Circumstance Appeal
The Special Circumstance Appeal provides students’ an opportunity appeal their financial information submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) due to a change since filing the FAFSA. Before completing the form, it is important to consult with a financial aid advisor to determine whether a financial adjustment will change your financial aid eligibility.
Cost of Attendance Appeal
The Cost of Attendance Appeal provides students’ an opportunity to request an increase in allowances for educational expenses, which are used to determine a student’s eligibility for financial aid. Requests in cost of attendance are typically for expenses related to excessive travel due to school-related experiences, child care expenses, computer expenses and other educational expenses. An increase in students’ cost of attendance typically result in an increase in student loans, if applicable.
Please contact the Student Financial Aid & Scholarships Office for more information regarding the appeal process for special circumstances.