FGCU Emergency Management Advisory

Sept. 27, 2022 | FGCU is canceling all classes and non-essential campus activities Thursday and Friday. FGCU leaders will evaluate methods for students to make up for lost instructional time, which will likely include the use of planned study dates as regular academic class. Please expect updates to the academic calendar once we return to normal operations. For storm updates, visit fgcu.edu/emergencymanagement.

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FAFSA Verification

Verification Process

  • What is Verification?

  • What happens during the verification process?

  • Why is my FAFSA being verified?

  • How will I be notified if I have been selected for verification?

  • What documents/forms do I need to submit?

  • What is the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, should I use it and how?

  • How should I submit my verification documents to the Office of Financial Aid?

  • How long does the process take?

  • How can I check the status of my verification? 

  • How will I be notified if I have incomplete verification materials?

  • What happens if there are discrepancies with my FAFSA?

  • What happens if I do not provide the verification information that is being requested?

  • What is the deadline for submitting verification documents?

  • Collection and use of Social Security numbers