Sometimes you experience extenuating circumstances that can impact your financial aid package. When this happens, we need to know about it as soon as possible so we can try to help you.  

What might qualify as a special circumstance?

  • A job loss.
  • The loss of untaxed income or benefits.
  • The death of a wage earner.
  • Separation or divorce.

How do you know if you qualify for independent status? There are a series of questions on the FAFSA that will determine a student's dependency status.  If you feel you should be considered an independent student, please review the Independent status form below or contact us.