Verification is the process used by the institution to check the accuracy of the information a student and/or a student's parents have given when applying for federal financial aid.
Verification has been implemented to reduce error rates in applicant-reported data and to assure, to the maximum extent possible, that eligible recipients receive the correct amount of financial assistance. The Department of Education requires that a portion of the students who apply for financial aid at each school be verified, as selected by the Central Processing System.
Federal policy mandates that we verify certain items on your application before aid may be disbursed. The major items to be verified include:
IMPORTANT: SEND ONLY THE DOCUMENTS REQUESTED BY OUR OFFICE. DO NOT SEND COPIES OF THE 2013 FEDERAL TAX RETURN. TAX RETURNS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE DOCUMENTATION FOR VERIFICATION.
If you are requested to submit a 2013 IRS Tax Return Transcript, you have the option:
If, at any time, you have any questions or concerns about verification or any other aspect of financial aid, we encourage you to contact our office.