Financial Aid Dependency Appeals
Document to appeal your dependency status for financial aid purposes.
The Department of Education allows financial aid administrators to change a dependency determination in limited situations. Financial independence is NOT a reason to appeal. In most circumstances, you must be estranged from your parents to be considered. Read the requirements carefully.
To appeal your dependency status for financial aid, please review and complete the following form:
If you had been granted an appeal previously and your situation remains the same, please complete the renewal form: