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Federal Verification

  • 2018-2019 Federal Verification

    2017-2018 Federal Verification

    If your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) was selected for federal verification by the U.S. Department of Education, you will need to complete a verification form and may need to submit tax information to our office. You will be notified on your Student Aid ReportStudent Aid Report (emailed to you by the U.S. Department of Education) and by University email if your FAFSA is selected.  You can check your financial aid application status on MyUMES.

    You (the student) will be sent an email from our office that contains a link to the verification form that needs to be completed and returned to our office. You can also obtain the verification form on MyUMES or by visiting the OSFA web page and selecting the Financial Aid Forms link.

    The Department of Education has changed the tax information requirements for students selected for federal verification. For detailed information on the requirements, click on the academic year below for the year in which you are applying for financial aid.

    Check MyUMES to See What Forms Are Needed

    Log into MyUMES and click on the Financial Aid & Billing heading at the top of the page to:

    • check the status of your financial aid application
    • view your financial aid award and/or
    • ensure all documents have been completed for your financial aid to be disbursed.