If this happens to you, follow these three steps to getting the most funding for college:
1. File your FAFSA.
i. Import or use information from 2019 taxes as you would under normal circumstances.
follow the steps they outline.
Your parents’ receiving unemployment doesn’t impact your eligibility for federal nancial aid.
Job Loss and the FAFSA: Three Steps to Take When Your Family
situation. You’re not alone!
Don’t forget to list our FAFSA Code:
We will carefully review your circumstances within 10 business days. When the appeal has been reviewed, we will send
a communication to your eServices account describing the results.
Here’s a link to our appeal form.
The number one thing to keep in mind if your family experiences a change in financial situation is to contact your
college’s financial aid office. They’ll know just what to do and will help you in every way they can.
We have reviewed many appeals within our family of students, and we understand a loss of income may be causing you
anxiety. We are here to guide you through the process. Please call us at (804) 123-5678 or contact your financial
Here’s how we handle special circumstances.