Financial Aid Office
921 Ribaut Road-PO BOX 1288
Beaufort, S.C. 29901-1288
tudent Name: ___________________________________________ TCL Student ID: _______________________
ddress, City, State, Zip: ________________________________________________________________________
TCL Email Address: email@example.com Phone: ___________________
The staff at the TCL Financial Aid Office can use professional judgment to make adjustments on your Free
Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) because of unusual circumstances. To be considered, you will have to
provide enough documentation to support the adjustment. The Financial Aid Administrator’s decision as to whether
or not to make changes is final and cannot be appealed to the U.S. Department of Education or any other entity. Listed
below are EXAMPLES of circumstances that can sometimes warrant a review. Other circumstances and may also be
considered. Documentation must be attached at the time of submitting this form in order for a request to reviewed.
Reason for Appeal:
Unemployment of student/spouse/parent in 2019 or 2020
h of parent/spouse after completing the 2020-21 FAFSA
Divorce (or pending divorce) of parents/spouse after the student has filed the 20-21 FAFSA
A parent/student/spouse lost the job that she/he held in 2018 and is now employed in a lower-paying position.
A parent, student, or spouse was working full-time in 2018 but is only working part-time now
isability of student/spouse/paren
usual and necessary medical/dental expenses.
****************Documentation Must be Provided See Page Two (2) for Examples********************
Request will not be considered without documentation attached. Documentation should verify or prove what you state
as your reason for the appeal. Failure to provide adequate documentation will result in your review being denied.
Financial Aid Administrators will attempt to review your submission as quickly as possible. Normal processing time
can take up to ten business days. Notification will be sent to your TCL Student Email Account after the review is
complete. Submission of the form with your signature verifies that you have read the procedures above and that all
your statements are true and accurate.
By singing below I certify that I have read the professional judgment request sheet. I also certify that all information
provided both verbally and in writing are accurate and true. I understand that misrepresentation of information may
result in repayment of federal and state aid received.
Student Signature: ______________________________________________Date: _________________
Parent Signature: _______________________________________________Date: ________________
(if parent is person who was affected by income change)
Spouse Signature: _______________________________________________Date: _________________
(required if spouse is person who was affected by income change)
STATEMENT OF NON-DISCRIMINATION The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified
applicants for admissions or employment without regards to race, gender, national origin, age, religion, marital status, veteran status, disability, or
political affiliation or belief. Form Last Revised on 05/28/20 CRI: FAC20PJR Page 1 of 2
Technical College of the Lowcountry Financial Aid Office P.O. Box 1288, Beaufort, SC 29901-1288 Office 843-470-5961 FAX: 843-525-8285 firstname.lastname@example.org
Request for Income Status Change