Department of Education Announcement

Effective January 9, 2019 for the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 award years

Students/Parents are now able to provide a signed copy of the 2016 or 2017 income tax return, as applicable, that the tax filer submitted to the IRS or other tax authorities to verify data submitted on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals are still required to obtain verification of non-filing from the IRS or other tax authorities. If the individual is unable to obtain Verification of a Non-filing status, please contact the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships for additional information.