How to 应用 for Professional Judgment

特殊情况下/Professional Judgment for your Financial Situation

You may request a reconsideration of your financial aid through the process known as Professional Judgment

  • When you filed your Free Application for Federal Student Aid, FAFSA, to determine your eligibility for financial aid, you reported your family's income information from two years ago.
  • We underst和 that since 2019, much has changed financially for many of our students.
  • When you have experienced a loss or reduction in income, it is possible that the financial aid staff can collect documentation of the loss or reduction 和 re-evaluate your eligibility for financial aid.
  • All Professional Judgment applications must contain a detailed letter explaining the situation 和 supporting documentation to be considered.

If you experienced a significant change in your household financial situation 和 want to apply for re-evaluation, please follow the steps below:

  • First, determine which type of appeal you need to file:
    Change to Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Change to Cost of Attendance (COA)
    Loss or reduction of employment/earnings
    The loss or reduction must be significant 和 sustained. Minor reductions or losses for short periods of time are unlikely to result in any change in the re-evaluation
    Costs associated with childcare expenses for a dependent child of the student
    Child support or alimony reduction or loss Costs associated with a student's 残疾
    Divorce or separation of parents or spouse One-time purchase of a computer for educational use
    父母或配偶死亡 One-time costs of professional licensure required for student's major
    Excessive out-of-pocket medical expenses that exceed 11% of the household's Adjusted Gross Income A change to the COA does not result in a change for need-based awards, 和 only increases room for loan eligibility
    One-time taxable income (IRA disbursement, pension distribution, etc.)
  • 确定 入息调整表格 needed to complete 和 submit based on your situation above.
  • 确定 documentation needed to submit to support your situation:
    • Request for Income Adjustment Appeals Form
      Loss or Reduction in Employment/Earnings
      • A detailed letter of explanation that provides a clear timeline regarding your change in income. This letter must include the name of your former 和 current employer, the last date of employment, 和 how you are currently supporting yourself.
      • A letter of verification from your previous employer on company letterhead stating you are no longer employed with them 和 your last date of employment.
      • Proof of any state benefits you may be receiving such as unemployment, 食品券, 或SSI福利.
      • A signed 和 dated copy of your 2020 tax returns or a copy of your 2020 Tax return transcripts may be obtained from the 国税局的网站.
      • Last 3 pay stubs for your previous 和/or current employer show year-to-date 2021 income earnings.
      • Current unemployment statements (start of benefits to the current date) from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (托连接).
    • Child Support or Alimony loss or Reduction
      • Provide statements before 和 following the change.
      • Provide a court statement indicating the change.
    • 离婚或分居
      • Provide court documents supporting divorce or separation.
      • Provide proof of separate addresses.
      • Provide W 2 forms for you 和 your previous spouse.

Please check your 澳门现金赌场网址大学 学生的电子邮件 for communication informing you that additional information is required.