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It is highly recommended that all required Financial Aid Documents (not including proof of citizenship) be uploaded securely using
• Students may electronically sign documents submitted using OwlFiles. For documents submitted in person, or any documents including a parent’s signature, wet signatures are required.
• Upload each document as a whole file, not as individual pages.
• Emailed or faxed documents will NOT be accepted.
If requested, you must present ORIGINAL documents in person for other information, such as proof of citizenship. Copies or mailed citizenship documents will not be accepted.
Forms may also be submitted via mail or in-person drop off to the FAU Office of Student Financial Aid at any partner campus (Boca, Davie, Jupiter).
SAP Appeal Form for GPA and/or Pace
Submit this form if you are not meeting our Satisfactory Academic Progress standards for either GPA or Pace.
SAP Appeal Form
for Exceeding Time Frame
Submit this form if you are not meeting our Satisfactory Academic Progress standards for Timeframe.
Florida State Programs - Academic Progress Appeal
Submit this form if you have become ineligible for Bright Futures, FSAG, or other state aid.
Bright Futures Appeals can only be submitted due to a verifiable illness or other documented emergency. The medical or emergency circumstances that affected the semester/s in question must be documented. You should provide as much documentation as possible regarding the illness or emergency with your appeal form. Incomplete appeals lacking supporting documentation or a letter of explanation will be denied. Appeals submitted after the deadline will not be considered. Allow 10-15 business days for committee review.
Scholarship Reinstatement Appeal Form
Submit this form if you have become ineligible for a FAU scholarship.
Statement of Planned Enrollment and Housing for Alternative Loan Processing
Submit this form if you applied for a private loan but do not have a FAFSA.
Direct Loan Comparison Worksheet
Use this form to compare the terms of private loans and federal loans.
Request For Private Loan in Place of FAFSA Aid
Submit this form if you prefer to borrow a private loan instead of receiving federal aid.
Parent Notification of PLUS Abandonment
Submit this form if your parent is approved for a Parent PLUS loan but decides not to borrow the loan.
PLUS Loan No Borrower Match
Submit this form to confirm your relationship with a parent who applies for a PLUS loan on your behalf.
Loan Cancellation Form
Contact us prior to submitting this form. Submit this form along with a paper check to return all or a portion of your loan once it has already disbursed.
Direct Loan Revision Request Form
Submit this form to change the amount of your subsidized or unsubsidized loan.
Housing Status Revision Request Form
Submit this form to change the housing status you reported on your FAFSA.
Alternative/Private Loan Revision Form
Submit this form to change the amount of your private loan.
PLUS Loan Revision Form
Submit this form to change the amount of your Parent or Graduate PLUS loan.
Study Abroad Transient Terms & Conditions Form
Submit this form if you are eligible to receive financial aid as a Study Abroad transient student.
Transient Terms & Conditions Form
Submit this form if you are eligible to receive financial aid as a transient student.
To view or download the required dependent/independent verification worksheet forms:
- Access the Financial Aid section on FAU Self-Service via MyFAU.
- Click the "Financial Aid Status" tile. (If prompted, select an “Academic Year" from the drop-down list.)
- Click the "Student Requirements" link.
- Request Verification of Non-Filing Letter from the IRS (4506-T)
- How to Order Tax Return Transcripts from the IRS
- How to Complete the IRS Data Retrieval Process on the FAFSA (NOT available for everyone)
Budget Adjustment Less Than Half Time
Submit this form if you are enrolled less than half time but would like to request for room and board to be included in your cost of attendance.
Request for Cancellation/Reinstatement/Revision of Aid Package
Submit this form if you would like to cancel your entire aid package or request an additional Short Term Advance.
Parental Short Term Advance Application
Submit this form if you are under 18 years old and requesting a Short Term Advance.
Outgoing Consortium Short Term Advance Application
Submit this form to request a Short Term Advance if you are a consortium student.
Release of Information Form
Submit this form to request copies of documents from your financial aid file.
Student Statement of Outside Resources
Submit this form if you are expecting an outside scholarship or other financial resource.
Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship
Submit this form if your parent or guardian died in the line of duty while performing as a public safety officer.
Confirmation of Future Attendance
Submit this form if you plan on enrolling in a future course at FAU.
Proof of Citizenship or Proof of Residency Affidavit
Contact Us prior to submitting this form. Students are generally required to submit citizenship documents in person.
You can now upload your Financial Aid documents securely with OWL FILES