Forms

You may submit a completed form USING THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

  • FSU dropbox:  https://dropbox.fsu.edu
    • If using the dropbox, please note: use the email financialaid@fsu.edu.  This is the quickest and most secure way to submit your documents.  Encrypting the documents you send via the FSU Drop Box is not necessary, but if you chose to encrypt please send the passcode to financialaid@fsu.edu in a separate email.
  • Fax: (850) 644-6404
  • Mail: Office of Financial Aid, 282 Champions Way, Suite 4400A University Center, Tallahassee, FL 32306-2430

New - Online Forms

  • Some of our online forms require students to set up a delegate so that the delegate may complete their section (such as a parent tax or a dependent verification worksheet) electronically. Please check https://faq.its.fsu.edu/myfsu-student-central/delegated-access for details on how to set-up delegate access and choose ‘Financial Aid – All’ to give them the appropriate permissions.

  • Several of our most frequently used documents are now available for you to complete online through your student portal at my.fsu.edu and we would encourage you to use that option. These forms have a link to the my fsu student portal.
  • Some documents, such as the Verification Worksheet and the Tax Forms may be completed electronically by navigating within Student Central to: Financial Aid>Select correct Aid Year>Documentation Requested>Select available Document Name.
  • Electronic signatures are not acceptable at this time, however, wet signatures or copies of wet signatures are acceptable.

For more assistance with common issues while completing documents, visit our Document Submission Tips page.

Forms

Verification Forms

Due to recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Education, some of our verification forms are no longer required for the 2021/2022 academic year. Please check your student to-do list on MyFSU for any outstanding documents and submit them as soon as possible to avoid a delay in your financial aid disbursement.

 

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DESCRIPTION

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ONLINE FORMS

Active Duty Verification

Students under the age of 24 who are on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, or Coast Guard) may be required to submit documentation to verify Active Duty status.

  2021-2022  

ARC (Alien Registration Card Confirmation)

A copy of your Alien Registration Card front and back are required along with this form.

  2021-2022  

Citizenship Certification

Verification of your citizenship status.

  2021-2022

Comment Code 400/401 Verification

Comment Codes 400 and/or 401 are meant to resolve discrepancies in information reported on your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  2021-2022  

Dependent Support Statement

Verification of support being provided to dependent(s).

  2021-2022  

Dependent Verification Worksheet

Verification of number in household, earnings, filing status and untaxed income for dependent student and parents. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022

DRUG/Anti-Drug Abuse Clearance Notice

Notice of documentation needed for clearance of financial aid eligibility hold.

  2021-2022  

Independent Status Verification

Verification of Independent status related to Emancipation, Foster child/Guardianship, or status as a homeless child.

  2021-2022  

Independent Verification Worksheet

Verification of number in household, earnings, filing status and untaxed income for independent student and/or spouse.

(For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022

Non-Degree Aid Certification

This form is to be completed by a department to verify that courses taken by a Non-Degree Seeking Student are required for entry into a degree program.

  2021-2022  

Non-Filer Parent Statement

Submit this downloadable form to verify income for a parent who did not file a tax return for the year indicated on the forms. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Non-Filer Spouse Statement

Submit this downloadable form to verify income for the spouse who did not file a tax return for year indicated on the forms. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Non-Filer Student Statement

Submit this downloadable form to verify income for the student who did not file a tax return for year indicated on the forms. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Orphan or Ward of the Court

Students under the age of 24, whom indicated on the FAFSA application they are an Orphan or Ward of the Court are required to submit verification form and supporting documentation.

  2021-2022  

Selective Service Registration

Confirmation of selective service registration or exemption.

  2021-2022  

Social Security Card Statement

There is a discrepancy with the name/ social security number that you submitted on your application. Please refer to the information sheet at this link for more information.

  2021-2022  

Statement of Educational Purpose/Identification Verification : For Dependent Students

Agreement to Statement of Educational Purpose and verification of identity. Students who will attend classes at Tallahassee or Panama City Campus must submit the form in person at the Office of Financial Aid, along with a copy of their government issued identification. Distance Learning or Study-Abroad students may submit a notarized copy of the form with a copy of the government issued I.D. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Statement of Educational Purpose/Identification Verification : For Independent Students

Agreement to Statement of Educational Purpose and verification of identity. Students who will attend classes at Tallahassee or Panama City Campus must submit the form in person at the Office of Financial Aid, along with a copy of their government issued identification. Distance Learning or Study-Abroad students may submit a notarized copy of the form with a copy of the government issued I.D. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Statement of Parent Assets

The initial FAFSA application was submitted without answering the asset questions regarding Parent(s) assets and is now required to complete verification process. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Statement of Student Assets : For Dependent Students

The initial FAFSA application was submitted without answering the asset questions regarding Student's assets and is now required to complete verification process. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Statement of Student Assets : For Independent Students

The initial FAFSA application was submitted without answering the asset questions regarding Student's assets and is now required to complete verification process. (For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022  

Tax Return Transcript

View detailed instructions on receiving you tax return transcript

  1. Due to the IRS changes to the information displayed on Tax Return Transcripts, in addition to submitting your transcripts, please print this cover page and submit it with each transcript submitted to our office. 
  2. If you are unable to obtain a hard copy of your transcripts via the IRS website, you can request a copy of your transcript(s) via telephone at 1-800-908-9946
 

2021-2022

Cover Page

 

Unusual Enrollment History

Federal data indicates that the student has an unusual enrollment history. Additional information is required to process federal financial aid.

  2021-2022  

W2 Form Request

Submit this downloadable form and a copy of the necessary W2 forms for the year indicated.

  2021-2022  

Special Circumstance Forms

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DESCRIPTION

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Cost of Attendance Adjustment

Adjustments for special circumstances can be made to the cost of attendance should the student have unexpected costs. This form may be used for either a one-time only consideration for the program computer requirement (purchase of a computer must be made BEFORE completing this form), to request a cost of attendance increase for dependent care costs during periods of enrollment, as well as the purchase of items not accounted for in the average students cost of attendance (must be a requirement for major and purchase must be made BEFORE completing this form).

  2021-2022

Death of Parent (or for Independent Student’s spouse)

To be filed only if initial FAFSA data included deceased parent (or student's spouse) in income or household

  2021-2022

Dependency Override Application

Federal need based aid is awarded with the philosophy that the determination of need should include consideration of the parent's income, unless the student meets one of the independent criteria on the FAFSA (any of the following: over 24, in graduate school, married, veteran/military, dependent other than spouse)

If you would normally be required to complete parent information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), but believe you have exceptional circumstances that justify applying as an independent student, you may submit it to FSU for review.

Circumstances that DO NOT Warrant a Dependency Override:

  • Parents refuse to contribute to educational costs
  • Parents unwilling to provide information on FAFSA or for verification purposes
  • Parents do not claim the student as a dependent for income tax purposes
  • Student demonstrates total self-sufficiency

 

  2021-2022

Dependency Override Renewal

A student with an approved Dependency Override for the previous year at Florida State University who does not meet the federal criteria for independent status on the upcoming year's FAFSA may submit this Dependency Override Renewal application. Upon receipt of your documents, our office will determine if circumstances continue to exist and will notify you of your status in writing.

  2021-2022

Divorce Separation of Parents/Student

To be used if parents of dependent student divorce or separate after completion of the FAFSA, or, if student is independent, divorce or separation of student and spouse after completion of the FAFSA. (Necessary only if both parents, or for independent, student and parent were reported in income and household data on FAFSA).

(For additional help filling out this document, see here)

  2021-2022

Emergency Medical Expense

For medical expenses in current year not covered by insurance that a doctor or dentist has determined to be immediately required.

  2021-2022

Employee Verification

Submit this verification worksheet with the Special Circumstance Income Reduction Application. Additional information is required in order to further process your request due to loss of employment in your family.

  2021-2022

Income Reduction Application

Significant Loss of Income or other unusual situation due to loss of income (circumstances can include divorce or death of a parent -or for independent students the student's spouse).
For income reduction related to loss or reduction of employment you must also download and complete the Employment Verification Form.

  2021-2022

Income Reduction - COVID-19 Related

If you think you need to appeal and can provide documentation verifying your reduced income, we can help you with this process. Your application will be evaluated based on income during 2020 and/or 2021, including unemployment benefits and other forms of income received.

  2021-2022

Non-elective Dental/Medical Expense

For medical expenses not covered by insurance that are above 11% of the adjusted gross income (and therefore considered in the standard or itemized deduction).

  2021-2022

Parental College Enrollment Verification

For confirmation of parent enrollment in college courses for the corresponding academic year. The parent must be enrolled in minimum of 6 credit hours (or equivalent clock hours) per term to be considered.

  2021-2022

 

Loan Forms

Please submit the Loan forms to this email: FA-OFA-Loans@fsu.edu

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DESCRIPTION

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Default/Repayment

Federal data indicates that you are in default on a Federal Student Loan or you owe a repayment of a Federal Grant. Download this document for information on how you may resolve this situation. Financial aid cannot be awarded until this hold is cleared.

  2021-2022

Loan Discharged in Bankruptcy

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) indicates you have one or more student loans in an active bankruptcy status. Please review and submit form.

  2021-2022

Loan Disability Discharge Certification

Acknowledgment of previous discharged loan debt due to total or permanent disability and requesting additional loan(s) for educational purposes.

  2021-2022

Increase Loan Request

 

Required for increase to Federal Stafford Loan.  

2021-2022

Reinstatement Loan Request

 

Required for reinstatement to Federal Stafford Loan.   2021-2022

Loan Request based on Parent PLUS Denial

If a student's Parent PLUS application is denied, the student may use this form to request additional Unsubsidized Stafford Loan in their name.

  2021-2022
Parent Authorization Statement Use this form to provide approval for disbursement of PLUS loans via EFT or check.   Form

Scholarship Forms

To submit the TYPED Foundation Scholarship Application, use one of the following methods:(Use Google Chrome as browser to complete application.)

  • Fax the completed TYPED Application, and required documentation to (850) 644-6404.
  • Use the FSU Dropbox to drop-off the TYPED scholarship application, and all required documentation.

If you have any questions regarding submission of the Foundation Scholarship Application, please contact the Office of Financial Aid at (850)644-0539.

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DESCRIPTION

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DEEB Scholarship Application   2021-2022
Departmental Student Payments Form

Please use the attached form to request payment of scholarships, fellowships, grants, and other departmental payments which are not processed through the FS4U scholarship system for FSU Foundation scholarships.

 

Additional information related to processing of payments being made by departments to students may be found on The Controller's Student Payments Website.

 
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Transient Forms

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DESCRIPTION

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Transient Student Application

     

Consortium/Contract

    2021-2022
Law Consortium/Contract     2021-2022

 

Appeal Forms

For step by step instructions to completing your SAP appeals or state appeals, please view our guide: Completing Appeal Forms.

 

FORM

DESCRIPTION

LINK

ONLINE FORMS

Appeal of Hours

Form for departmental documentation of exceptional circumstances preventing full-time enrollment verification at the end of drop/add. Form must be completed by student and a departmental representative.

  2021-2022  

Satisfactory Academic Progress - Appeal Based on Circumstances

If your file is on hold for Satisfactory Academic Progress and you wish to file an appeal based on an unusual circumstance, please log into your student portal to submit your circumstance appeal.

   

Satisfactory Academic Progress - Appeal Based on Hours Evaluation

If your file is on hold for Satisfactory Academic Progress and you wish to file an appeal based on a re-evaluation of your academic hours (attempted/earned), please log into your student portal to submit your hours appeal.

   

State Appeals Form

The Florida Statute states if a student does not meet the scholarship and/or grant renewal criteria due to a verifiable illness or emergency beyond his or her control, he or she may file an appeal to the financial aid office at the institution he or she was attending at the time the problem occurred. Please log into your student portal to submit your state appeal.

   

 

 

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