Financial Aid Forms
Fall 2016 -- Spring 2017 -- Summer 2017
Special Consideration Form - This form is to be completed only if a significant change in your family circumstances occurs. For example, loss of parent/student/spouse's income, separation or divorce of student/parents, death of parent/spouse. (Supporting documentation is required.)
Budget Increase Form - This form can be used by students who have met the cost of attendance and have substantial financial reasons for requesting an increase to their cost of attendance. NOTE: requesting a budget increase DOES NOT mean that there are additional funds available. This form is only applicable to students who HAVE NOT been able to utilize all of their available aid due to reaching cost of attendance.
Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal Form - Appeal form will be available April 1st for the upcoming semester. If your satisfactory academic progress was not meeting institutional requirements at the last measurement, you must complete this form and return with supporting documentation by the published deadline.
Special Graduate Form - please notice the change in this form and the requirements that must be met in order to receive financial aid as a special graduate. Students who are classified as special graduates because they are pending test scores or other documentation to be fully admitted to a graduate program ARE NOT eligible for financial aid. Courses listed on this form MUST be either for teacher certification on the graduate level or courses that are required for ENTRY into the program - not courses actually required for the program.
Lottery Scholarship Forms
Statement of Understanding Form (Lottery Scholarship) - To help our students understand the basic rules of the Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarship, we have developed a list of several important items that you will need to know. Please complete this form and return it the Office of Financial Aid.
TELS Consortium Form (Lottery Scholarship) - This form applies to TELS scholarship students who decides to enroll simultaneously at two eligible postsecondary institutions or during the summer semester at another eligible postsecondary institution.
TELS Repeat Course Form (Lottery Scholarship) - This form applies to TELS scholarship students who wish to utilize the one-time option to repeat one course for purposes of determining continued eligibility.
Parent PLUS Loan Update Form (Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Summer 2017) - Direct Lending Parent PLUS Loan Request Sheet (Must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office)
Graduate PLUS Loan Application - Direct Lending Graduate PLUS Loan Request Sheet (Must be submitted to the Financial Aid Office)
1. Review your "myTSU" email for any communications from the Financial Aid office.
*REMINDER: Tax Filers must verify their income by completing the IRS Data Retrieval Tool when completing the FAFSA or submitting an IRS Tax Return Transcript.