Information About Potential Adjustments to FAFSA Form

Kathryn Bubrig

Many FAFSA applicants have experienced recent financial changes due to the COVID-19 emergency or other reasons. Has your or your family's financial situation changed from what is reflected on your 2020 federal income tax return? For example, you or a family member has lost a job or claimed unemployment benefits in 2021. If so, you may be eligible to have your FAFSA form adjusted to qualify for additional aid. Follow these steps:

1. Complete the 2022-23 FAFSA at
2. Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool if eligible before submitting the FAFSA
3. Contact the financial aid office and request a Special Circumstances Professional Judgement Request Form

For more information, you can submit your questions to Please include your full name and student ID number.

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