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2012-2013 Financial Aid Updates


Utilizing the Data Retrieval Tool for the 2012-2013 FAFSA

Please reveiw the presentation on the Data Retrieval Process

Students are encouraged to utilize the Data Retrieval Tool (if applicable) for the 2012-2013 FAFSA. This function will only be available for students who have submitted the 2011 tax returns 2 weeks prior to completing the 2012-2013 FAFSA. Students who are eligible to use this function will:

• Less likely to be selected for the verification process
• Provides accurate financial information on the FAFSA
• Provides a faster way of completing the FAFSA application

Requesting Federal Tax Transcripts

The Financial Aid Office no longer accepts Federal Tax Returns that are received from students and parent's tax preparers. We now require the Tax Return Transcripts that can be requested from the IRS. Please review the several options on how to request the Federal Tax Return Transcripts.