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Supplemental Forms & Documents

Please submit a form from this page only if you are asked to do so in the “My Documents” section of MyFurman.

To submit a form, download, complete, and return the applicable form via:

  • Scan the completed form and email it to enroll@furman.edu
  • Fax it to 864.294.3127
  • Mail it to:
    Office of Financial Aid
    Furman University
    3300 Poinsett Highway
    Greenville, South Carolina, 29613

If you have any questions, contact the Office of Financial Aid.

Loan Changes

If you wish to make changes to your loan amounts, please complete this form and submit to Enrollment Services. Complete the Loan Change form.

Dependent Verification Worksheet

Your FAFSA has been selected for a review process called “Verification” by either the U.S. Department of Education or by Furman. Federal regulations require that this form be completed and signed by the student and one parent. Please download this worksheet, complete all sections, and send it, with all required signatures, to the Office of Financial Aid. Please note the other requirements for verification that are listed in MyFurman: 2017 Federal Income Tax Transcript or Federal Tax Returns of parent(s) and student. Please complete this form and submit to Enrollment Services.

Dependent Verification Worksheet [PDF]

Learn more about verification.

Drug Conviction

There is an issue with the way you answered the drug conviction question on your FAFSA. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue. If you have questions, please contact 1-800-4-FEDAID.

FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): The FAFSA is completed online at www.fafsa.gov.

FAFSA is rejected

Your 2019-20 FAFSA has been rejected. Please go to www.fafsa.gov, pull up your latest Student Aid Report (SAR), and review the instructions on how to remedy the issues. Sometimes, the FAFSA is rejected due to a missing parental signature, apparent erroneous income/tax information, etc. The SAR will give you the specifics.

Federal Grant Overpay

The U.S. Department of Education indicates on your FAFSA that you may have a federal grant overpayment. Please contact the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-621-3115, or write to the U.S. Department of Education, P.O. Box 5609, Greenville, Texas 75403-5609.

Authorization to Apply Title IV Funds to Non-Allowable Charges

Federal regulations now require the Office of Financial Aid to receive a one-time authorization to pay non-allowable educational items from Title IV federal aid.

High School Completion Status

Please provide one of the following documents that indicate your high school completion status at the beginning of the 2019-2020 year to Enrollment Services:

  • A copy of a high school diploma.
  • A copy of a final, official high school transcript that shows the date when the diploma was awarded.
  • A copy of a General Educational Development (GED) certificate or GED transcript.
  • An academic transcript that indicates the student successfully completed at least a two-year program that is acceptable for full credit toward a bachelor’s degree.
  • A copy of a secondary school completion credential for homeschool (other than a high school diploma or its recognized equivalent) if state law requires homeschooled students to obtain that credential.
  • A transcript or the equivalent, signed by the parent or guardian of a homeschooled student, that lists the secondary school courses the student completed and documents the successful completion of a secondary school education in a homeschool setting.
ID/Statement of Educational Purpose

The student must appear in person at Furman University Office of Financial Aid to verify his or her identity by presenting valid government-issued photo identification (ID), such as but not limited to a driver’s license, other state-issued ID, or passport. In addition, the student must sign, in the presence of the institutional official, a Statement of Educational Purpose.

Independent Verification Worksheet

Your FAFSA has been selected for a review process called “Verification” by either the U.S. Department of Education or by Furman. Federal regulations require that this form be completed and signed by the student and spouse (if applicable). Please download this worksheet, complete all sections, and send it, with all required signatures, to the Office of Financial Aid. Please note the other requirements for verification that are listed in MyFurman: 2017 Federal Income Tax Transcript or Federal Tax Returns of¬†student and student’s spouse (if applicable).

Independent Verification Worksheet [PDF]

Learn more about verification.

NSLDS Bankruptcy

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) reports that you have a student loan or grant overpayment discharged in bankruptcy. The U.S. Department of Education requires that the Office of Financial Aid collect documentation from the holder of the debt stating the debt is, indeed, dischargeable in bankruptcy.

NSLDS Issue

There is an issue with the matching of your name, social security number, and date of birth. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue. If you have questions, please contact 1-800-4-FEDAID.

NSLDS Loan Overpay

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) Loan Overpayment: The Department of Education has indicated that you have a potential overpayment of either Stafford or Perkins student loans. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue.

Parent Federal Tax Transcript or Federal Tax Return

Your FAFSA has been selected for a review process called “Verification” by either the U.S. Department of Education or by Furman. Federal regulations require that we collect a copy of your parent(s)’ 2017 Federal Income Tax Transcript or Tax Return. A tax transcript is free and can be ordered by calling 1-800-908-9946 or visiting www.irs.gov. Please submit to Enrollment Services.

Proof of Selective Service Registration

The Department of Education cannot confirm that you have registered for the Selective Service. Please provide proof of your registration to the Office of Financial Aid (via a Selective Service Status Information Letter), or you may update your FAFSA by answering “Yes” to the question authorizing the U.S. Department of Education to register you. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue.

Social Security Issue

There is an issue with your name, date of birth, and/or social security number. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue.

Spouse's Federal Tax Transcript or Federal Tax Return

Your FAFSA has been selected for a review process called “Verification” by either the U.S. Department of Education or by Furman. Federal regulations require that we collect a copy of your spouse’s 2017 Federal Income Tax Transcript or Tax Return. A tax transcript is free and can be ordered by calling 1-800-908-9946 or visiting www.irs.gov. Please submit information to Enrollment Services.¬†

Student's Federal Tax Transcript or Federal Tax Return

Your FAFSA has been selected for a review process called “Verification” by either the U.S. Department of Education or by Furman. Federal regulations require that we collect a copy of your 2017 Federal Income Tax Transcript or Tax Return. A tax transcript is free and can be ordered by calling 1-800-908-9946 or visiting www.irs.gov. Please submit to Enrollment Services.

U.S. Citizenship Documentation

Your 2019-20 FAFSA has indicated that they have not be able to confirm your citizenship status. Please submit any of the following documents to demonstrate that you are a U.S. Citizen or an eligible non-citizen:

  • A copy of the student’s birth certificate showing that she was born in the United States, which includes Puerto Rico (on or after January 13, 1941), Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands (on or after January 17, 1917), American Samoa, Swain’s Island, or the Northern Mariana Islands, unless the person was born to foreign diplomats residing in the U.S.
  • A U.S. passport, current or expired, except limited passports (which are typically issued for short periods such as a year and which don’t receive as much scrutiny as a regular passport when applying). In the case of nationals who are not citizens, the passport will be stamped “Noncitizen National.”
  • The State Department issues a wallet-sized passport card that can only be used for land and sea travel between the United States and Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Bermuda. It is adjudicated to the same standards as the passport book and is therefore a fully valid attestation of the U.S. citizenship and identity of the bearer.
  • A copy of Form FS-240 (Consular Report of Birth Abroad), FS-545 (Certificate of birth issued by a foreign service post), or DS-1350 (Certification of Report of Birth). These are State Department documents.
  • A Certificate of Citizenship (N-560 or N-561), issued by USCIS to individuals who derive U.S. citizenship through a parent. A Certificate of Naturalization (N-550 or N-570), issued by USCIS through a federal or state court, or through administrative naturalization after December 1990 to those who are individually naturalized.
Veterans Status

There is an issue with veteran status as reported on your FAFSA. Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for more information about resolving this issue.

Unusual Enrollment Pattern

The Department of Education (DOE) has directed our office to review your enrollment and financial aid history to determine if, during the 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19, and 2019-20 award years, you received a Pell Grant while enrolled at Furman or another institution. While this is not a common request of the DOE, we must follow through. We will be in touch shortly.