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Special Circumstances

Appeal Forms

Students and families occasionally experience unforeseen changes and circumstances during the application period and/or academic year (e.g., job loss, illness, etc.). If this applies to you, please read and sign the appropriate appeal form. Then complete our online application process, in order to be considered for appeal funds. Include copies of appropriate supporting documentation for your specific circumstances.

  • 2018-2019 Incoming Student Appeal Request Form
    – Begins March 19 - Ends June 15. The priority deadline is March 30, 2018.
  • 2018 Summer Appeal Request Form
    – Begins April 30 - Ends June 29
  • 2018-2019 General Appeal Request Form
    – Begins June 18 - Ends March 1

Please note that appeals are only accepted after you have received your financial assistance offer, have accepted all student loans, and completed all financial assistance items in your To Do List on WaveNet. Appeals received outside of the time frames listed above, without completing the requirements stated above, or prior to receiving a financial assistance award, will not be considered.

Re-evaluation of your financial assistance eligibility is subject to federal, state and university policies and regulations, the availability of funds, and adhering to the Appeal Awarding Policies listed on the appeal form.

Seniors who need to appeal for an additional semester or year are required to request funding by completing the Fifth Year Senior Appeal Form.

Please read and follow all instructions. The Fifth Year Appeal Form for the following academic year will not be available until the summer before that year.

Please note that Appeal forms are award year-specific. Any appeals submitted prior to the correct forms' availability will be discarded. Applicants should not submit appeals for prior years.