Petitions and requests for the adjustment of financial aid awards need to be conducted under the recommendation and consultation of a financial aid counselor. Students should contact financial aid with any questions or concerns regarding the procedures of these requests.
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Petition
Students who are not meeting the minimum financial aid academic standards may be allowed to petition their SAP status and regain federal aid eligibility.
Special Circumstance Petition
If the information submitted on the FAFSA is not an accurate reflection of your and/or your parent’s income and financial situation, you may qualify for this petition to have your FAFSA information updated to your current situation.
Cost of Attendance (COA) Petition
If you experience unusually high costs related to your major, the purchase of a computer, or other extenuating family situations, you may be eligible to receive additional loan funds to help with these expenses.
Independent Status/Homelessness Petitions
If you are a dependent student on the FAFSA and you have no contact with your parents and don’t know where they live, or you’ve left home due to an abusive situation or do not have a home to go to during school breaks, submit your FAFSA and then immediately contact the financial aid office about one of these petitions.