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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