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Financial Aid Forms

Below is a list of commonly used financial aid forms and a description of their purpose. Please read the instructions on each form carefully and submit the form with the required documentation.

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Name of Form Purpose of Form

2017-18 Academic Year

Application for Additional Food Assistance If you lack access to food in the short-term, applying to our food assistance program may be an option for you. Through the support of an additional funding source, we encourage all students who are experiencing food insecurity to review the requirements and apply. 

California Dream Act Application 2017-18

This form is used to apply for financial aid for the 2017-18 academic year by students who qualify for an AB 540 nonresident tuition exemption.
Cost of Attendance Adjustment Request 2017-18 This form is used to request additional aid for the 2017-18 academic year when a student's required educational expenses exceed the amount(s) in the standard Cost of Attendance (COA). The Cost of Attendance Adjustment Request Form includes information about which expenses can be considered and the proper documentation required. Please ensure that you have properly documented your expenses, as any expenses that are not properly documented will not be considered. Changes to your financial aid awards will be contingent on the type of funds available, eligibility policies, and regulations. Adjustments typically result in increases to loan or work-study eligibility. Submitting an appeal does not guarantee approval. Note: Please allow 4-6 weeks for processing.
Eligible Non-Citizen Statement 2017-18 Only use this form if you have been directed to do so by a UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office representative. If you are required to fill out this form, you need to submit it in person to our office.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) 2017-18 This form is used to apply for financial aid for the 2017-18 academic year.  
Ineligible PLUS Borrower Form 2017-18 Submit this form if you were unable to complete the online PLUS aplication because of your non-citizen status, a federal loan default, or a grant overpayment. Do not use this form if your credit was denied; see the Options If Credit is Denied section (#8) on the PLUS Application Tips page.  
Parent Contribution Appeal

This form is used when your parent(s) current income is substantially less than what you reported on the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application or their income is substantially reduced by certain extenuating circumstances. 

Student Contribution Appeal This form is used when your or your spouse's current income is substantially less than what you reported on the FAFSA or California Dream Act Application. 
Request for Confidential Information 2017-18 This form is used to request copies of documents that contain confidential information.
Supplemental Foreign Income Information 2017-18 Only use this form if you have been directed to do so by a UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office representative. It is used to report foreign income.
U.S. Citizenship Confirmation 2017-18

This form is used when proof of U.S. citizenship is required. Only use this form if you have been directed to do so by a UC Berkeley Financial Aid and Scholarships Office representative. If you are required to fill out this form, you need to submit it in person to our office.