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GENERAL FORMS
2019-20 Dependent Verification Worksheet
2019-20 Independent Verification Worksheet
2019-20 Verification of High School Completion Status
2019-20 Verification of Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose (Must be NOTARIZED)
2019-20 Verification of Legal Guardianship
2019-20 Dependency Appeal Form
SAP Appeal Form
Unusual Enrollment History Appeal Form
How to order your IRS Tax Return Transcript
2019-20 Student’s Explanation of Low Income
2019-20 Parent’s Explanation of Low Income
William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan Request Form
William D. Ford Federal Direct Plus Loan Request Form
In-School Deferment Form for the William D. Ford Loan Program

LOTTERY FORMS
Tennessee Lottery Regain Option Form
Tennessee Lottery Repeat Option Form
Verification Opt-Out Form
Lottery Request for Leave of Absence
TSAC Change of Institution Request

APPLYING FOR AID
LOC School Code: 003501
Federal Priority Deadline: April 1 
To maximize your award possibilities - complete and mail all documentation as soon after January 1 as possible. Some aid programs are awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and an early application receives priority consideration!

STEP 1: FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID
Your first step in determining your eligibility is to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The application is available on the web at www.fafsa.gov.

FAFSA on the Web

-       This easy, quick and secure method automatically checks for errors. Be sure to have all your information with you when you start the process. (i.e. Your tax returns and Parent's tax returns for students who are required to submit parental information.)

Renewal FAFSA on the Web

-       Students who applied for aid last year can use their U.S. Department of Education Pin Number to access the renewal FAFSA. Most of your information is already in the system. All you need to do is update the information!
Be sure to list our school code (Title IV Code: 003501) to ensure that we will receive your FAFSA information for award processing.

Have you forgotten your Federal FSA ID?
Or you don't have a Federal FSA ID?
No worries!

Request a Federal FSA ID at https://fsaid.ed.gov.  Parents can also request a Federal FSA ID! Only one parent needs to request a Federal FSA ID and the parent can use their individual Federal FSA ID to sign each of their student's FAFSA.

STEP 2: YOUR STUDENT AID REPORT
The federal processor analyzes your FAFSA information to determine an Expected Family Contribution (EFC). Based on a federally mandated formula, the EFC is the amount of support that you and your family are expected to provide for your educational expenses. The results of your FAFSA are reported to you in the form of a Student Aid Report (SAR). Review your SAR carefully. Make corrections to any information that is incorrect. Also, you may be asked to supply additional or supplementary information to our office. Our office will review an electronic version of your SAR to see if additional or supplementary information is needed. If additional information is needed, a letter/email will be forwarded to you through the mail or via email.

STEP 3: SCHOLARSHIPS
For information about applying for scholarships, please contact the Admission or Financial Aid Office directly.

STEP 4: YOUR AWARD LETTER
After your FAFSA application is complete, our office will determine your award eligibility. Awards are based on an established cost of attendance (COA) and your expected family contribution (EFC).  Currently enrolled students may access their Net Partner account via their My LOC student portal to view their financial aid awards. 

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