Special / Unusual Circumstances
When life happens and you need help
Has your financial situation significantly changed since you completed the 2023-2024
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) with your income information?
Loss of job
Extremely high medical
expenses after 2021?
Marital status change?
(divorce, separation, widowed)
Reduction in work
hours after 2021?
Dependency Status (documented proof of no relationship with parents)?
Other financial reductions or extenuating circumstances?
Let us help you
Talk to a financial aid specialist about your situation. We will guide you through the next steps and the required documentation to see if we can adjust your eligibility. Once a financial aid specialist has received your documentation, it will be reviewed, and you will be notified if additional documentation is needed. If your situation allows for an adjustment, you will be notified within 60 days of a decision.
Personal choices that are made that cannot be considered are:
- Voluntarily decreasing work hours to attend college
- Resigning or leaving job voluntarily
- Extensive credit card debt
- Extensive mortgage debt