2018-2019 Financial Aid Forms

Use these forms for Fall 2017, Spring 2018, and Summer 2018.

Forms are in PDF format and were created with Adobe Acrobat. You will need to obtain a free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print these forms.

103 Scholarships & Military BAH

Only students who are receiving scholarships not given by WCU and students who receive military BAH or whose parents receive military BAH are required complete this form.

104 Student Athlete Outside Scholarship Certification All student athletes who are receiving scholarships not given by WCU are required complete this form.
All forms in this section are requested on a case by case basis. DO NOT complete forms 201 through 217, unless requested by the WCU Financial Aid Office.
201 Verification Worksheet (Dependent) All dependent students selected for verification by the Department of Education must complete this form.
202 Verification Worksheet (Independent) All independent students selected for verification by the Department of Education must complete this form.
204 Student Non-Tax Filer Statement For students who did not file a 2016 Federal Tax Return.
205 Parent Non-Tax Filer Statement For parents of dependent students who did not file a 2016 Federal Tax Return.
206 Household Worksheet For parents and students who have a discrepancy in the number of people reported in the household or the number in college.
207 Low Income For parents and students selected for verification by the Department of Education who little or no income for 2016.
208 Marital Status Verification For parents and students selected for verification by the Department of Education with a discrepancy in their marital status.
209 Asset Information For parents and students selected for verification by the Department of Education with a discrepancy in assets
210 Head of Household For parents selected for verification by the Department of Education with a discrepancy in their information.
212 Amended Tax Return For parents or students who filed an amended tax return.
214 Identity/Statement of Educational Purpose For students selected for verification who are required to complete this form.
215 Additional Financial Information (Dependent) Additional financial information needed for dependent student and parent
216 Additional Financial Information (Independent) Additional financial information needed for independent student.
217 IRS Extension Requirements For students selected for verification and they or their parents filed an IRS Extension Form 4868.
218 Other Untaxed Income (Dependent) Other untaxed information needed for dependent student and parent.
219 Other Untaxed Income (Independent) Other untaxed information needed for independent student.

Required of students who wish to file a special conditions appeal

400

Special Conditions Procedure Procedure for students who wish to file a special conditions appeal. Not currently available.
401 Loss of Employment Income (DEPENDENT) Form needed for DEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
402 Loss of Untaxed Income or Benefit (DEPENDENT) Form needed for DEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
403 Separation, Divorce or Death or Parent (DEPENDENT) Form needed for DEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
404 Extraordinary Medical Expenses Paid (DEPENDENT) Form needed for DEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
405 Tuition for a Special Needs Child (DEPENDENT) Form needed for DEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
411 Loss of Employment Income (INDEPENDENT) Form needed for INDEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
412 Loss of Untaxed Income or Benefit (INDEPENDENT) Form needed for INDEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
413 Separation, Divorce or Death of Spouse (INDEPENDENT) Form needed for INDEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
414 Extraordinary Medical Expenses Paid (INDEPENDENT) Form needed for INDEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
415 Tuition for a Special Needs Child (INDEPENDENT) Form needed for INDEPENDENT students who wish to file a special conditions appeal.
421 Cost of Attendance Adjustment Form needed for students who wish to have qualified car repairs, computer replacement, child care expenses or health insurance costs added to their Cost of Attendance.
422 Computer Allowance Request Form needed for students requesting a Cost of Attendance adjustment to purchase a computer.
Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal

503

Undergraduate Statement of Academic Intent and Financial Aid Appeal for 150% Time Frame

Required of all undergraduate students not meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress due to reaching their 150% time frame, who wish to appeal their eligibility status for the 2017-2018 aid year

504

Graduate Student Statement of Academic Intent and Financial Aid Appeal

Required of all graduate students not meeting Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress who wish to appeal their eligibility status for the 2017-2018 aid year.
Miscellaneous Financial Aid Forms
601 Proof of Support for Dependent Child or Legal Dependent For students who want to change their status from dependent to independent based on the fact that they provide more than half support for a child or legal dependent.
602 Unaccompanied Homeless Youth For students who answered 'Yes' to the Unaccompanied Homeless Youth question on their FAFSA.
603 Petition for Independent Status For students who have extraordinary circumstances that qualify them for review of dependency status.
604 Dependency Override Continuation for Returning Students For students who have been approved for dependency override in the past year.
606 Prior Year Homeless Youth For students who were previously determined to be classified as unaccompanied homeless youth by the financial aid office.
607 Verification of Active Duty Military For students who answered 'Yes' to the FAFSA active duty military.
702 Change of Graduation Date For students who were scheduled to graduate Fall 2017, but will not graduate until Spring 2018.
703 Prerequisite Form for Program of Study For students required to take undergraduate courses required for their program of study.
704 Parent Refusal Form For students whose parents refuse to provide the information necessary to complete the parent portion of the FAFSA.
705 Consortium Agreement For students who are enrolled at another institution but taking approved coursework leading to a degree at Western Carolina University.
707 Prerequisite Form for Teacher Certification For students who are in the teacher certification program and are required to take specific courses as prerequisites to the courses for the certification.
708 Total and Permanent Disability Certification For students who have previously had student loans discharged because of total and permanent disability.
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