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Financial Aid Forms

You should only submit those forms which are listed as requirements for your specific student file. Please check your email or the Financial Aid link of your My.Southwest (opens new window) account.

Financial Aid Forms for 2016-2017
Form Description
Dependency Override Appeal (PDF) [Size: 204 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) The Department of Education does allow financial aid administrators to use professional judgment in cases where extenuating circumstances prevent a student from being able to provide parental information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), commonly referred to as a dependency status appeal or override.
Financial Aid Appeal Form (PDF) [Size: 247 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) This form is used to appeal a determination that you have not maintained Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP).
Income Tax Information (Student or Parent)-Get Transcript (opens new window) If you were selected for verification by the Department of Education, you must provide a copy of your tax information. Please check your student account to determine for which tax year information is needed.
Orphan/Ward Of The Court/Foster Care Form (PDF) [Size: 153 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) Your status as an independent student for financial aid purposes was based upon your answer to questions 52, 53, or 54 on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
Professional Judgment Appeal (PDF) [Size: 203 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) The Financial Aid Office can use their professional judgment to make adjustments on your Student Aid Report (SAR) because of unusual circumstances. You will have to provide enough documentation to support any adjustments.
Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Form (PDF) [Size: 155 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) For students who have certified on the 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that he/she is an unaccompanied homeless youth or a youth at risk of being homeless.
Verification of Low Income (PDF) [Size: 171 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) This form is for students who reported income for yourself and/or your family on your 2015-2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) appears insufficient to support the number of people in your household. Please complete this form to clarify how you and/or your family were able to provide for such needs as housing, food and utility bills during 2014 so that we may properly complete your financial aid award.
Verification Worksheet Checklist (PDF) [Size: 334 KB], requires Adobe Reader (opens new window) If you were selected for verification by the Department of Education, you must complete this form to verify information you reported about you and/or your parents.