Manage your financial aid tasks online:
Complete financial aid forms on your phone, tablet, or computer
Submit Financial Aid Appeals
Request Dependency Overrides
Request Reconsideration of Income on FAFSA®
Securely upload documents from any device
E-sign documents -- both you and your parents!
Receive automated reminders about outstanding tasks and next steps
How to use EAC Student Forms
and click on Create Account
Confirm Email Address:
You will receive a confirmation email with a link to verify your email
Once you have successfully created an account, you will be redirected
to the log in screen
After you have logged in, view the "Needs Action" screen
Follow instructions for each task and click on the "Submit" button
Once you have finalized all tasks click on the "Finish
All tasks must be completed before processing your FAFSA® for federal
How will I know if I have requirements to complete in Verify My FAFSA®?
You will receive an email notification from the EAC Financial Aid Office
when tasks or documents are required to process student financial aid.
How do I request an appeal or document?
You can request an appeal or upload a specific document at EAC Student Forms. Once
logged in, click on "Manage Requests" at the top right
corner of your student portal. If you are unsure which year to choose,
please confirm with your school.
If you feel you have special circumstances, you may submit one of the
In situations such as the ones below, you may be able to submit your FAFSA®
form without parent information despite being considered a dependent
You have left home due to an abusive family environment.
You do not know where your parents are and are unable to contact them
(and you have not been adopted).
You initially submitted your FAFSA® as single, but now you are married
You are older than 21 but not yet 24, are unaccompanied, and are either
homeless or self-supporting and at risk of being homeless.
Your parents are incarcerated.
Not all situations are considered special circumstances. The following are
situations that would NOT be considered a special circumstance:
Your parents do not want to provide their information on your FAFSA®; or
Your parents refuse to contribute to your college expenses; or
Your parents do not claim you as a dependent on their income taxes; or
You do not live with your parents; or
You demonstrate total self-sufficiency.
Am I dependent or independent?
Check your status here
What if I'm unable to provide parent information due to special
Family Contribution Appeal
Request an adjustment to the Expected Family Contribution (EFC), which
resulted from your FAFSA®.
Financial changes between the base year and current year
Recent unemployment of student or a family member
Unusually high medical or educational expenses
One time disbursement of a 401K or investment funds
A divorce or separation has occurred after your FAFSA® was submitted
Cost of Attendance Appeal
Request an adjustment to increase your Cost of Attendance (COA) budget due
to exceptional costs.
Medical, prescription, or dental expenses paid during the current
Elementary and Secondary private school tuition for a dependent child
Unusually high dependent care expenses
Unusually high childcare expenses
Transportation expenses that exceed those allowed in the budget
Purchase of a personal computer required for educational purposes