Professional Judgment: Issues of professional judgment are reviewed by the appropriate Financial Aid staff member final determination.
In cases of extenuating circumstances affecting a student’s financial eligibility, the student or the student’s parent can request special consideration by submitting the appropriate (student or parent). Petition for Professional Judgement Form and all accompanying documents including verification paperwork. Students must be verified prior to a professional judgement occurring. The forms can be obtained from the Financial Aid Office or by downloading them from the financial aid website.
Dependency Override: A student can request to be considered independent if the student does not meet the federal requirement by submitting the Dependency Override Request form. The form is available from the Financial Aid Office or by downloading it from the financial aid website. The required documentation is listed on the Dependency Override Request form.