Verification is a process used to check the accuracy of certain information reported on the FAFSA.
When a student/family completes and submits the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), they may be selected by the federal government or the school for a process known as "verification". Selection for verification may be random or as the result of missing, inconsistent or seemingly incorrect information. On average, about 30% of FAFSAs are selected for verification.
By law, the verification process must be complete before federal and state financial aid can be applied to a student's account. Official financial aid awards cannot be provided to students until the process is complete.
Student Financial Services Web Forms
We are excited to launch our new self-service and mobile-friendly financial aid tool: Student Financial Services Web Forms. Through this secure portal, you will be able to electronically sign documents and submit requested documents to our office. More information about Student Financial Services Web Forms can be found here.