Financial Aid Forms

For Fall 2022 Service Hours and Modalities, please go to office hours.

NOTE
Drop-ins for Financial Aid will not be available on Tuesday, October 25th, Wednesday, October 26th and Thursday, October 27th. The Financial Aid staff will be away at a college-wide meeting and a state-wide financial aid training and conference. Financial Aid Drop-ins will resume with Virtual Assistance Drop-ins on Monday, October 31st.

 

Forms for Academic Year 2022-2023:  Summer 2022 | Fall 2022 | Winter 2023 | Spring 2023
 

Thank you for your application for financial aid at Cascadia College. Cascadia has implemented a new software system. This will significantly improve our ability to serve students. Please note that you may receive duplicate communications from our office as we prepare your file in our new system. We appreciate your patience and understanding while we work to process your financial aid.

 

Submit 2022-2023 documents if you are applying for financial aid to be used during Summer 2022, Fall 2022, Winter 2023, and Spring 2023.

Return forms to:

  • Our office in-person (at the Kodiak Corner front counter)
  • Fax to 425-352-8564
  • By email finaid@cascadia.edu 

When emailing forms or any sending any emails that contain Personally Identifiable Information or PII such as social security number, ctcLink ID number, etc., we recommend that you encrypt your email. For directions on encrypting your email, please click the appropriate link below.

 


 

2022-2023 Summer Aid Request Form

To request and be considered for summer quarter financial aid.

 


 

2022-2023 Enrollment Status Change Form

Submit this form each quarter if you will not be attending full-time (12 or more credits), or if you would like to request a cancellation of grant/loan money or work study. If you register for fewer than 12 credits and do not notify the Student Financial Services office in writing using this form at least 7 days prior to the start of the quarter, you may experience a delay in receiving your financial aid refund check for the quarter. 

 


 

2022-2023 Dependent Income Verification Worksheet

If requested by the Financial Aid Office, submit this form to verify the information you reported on the FAFSA. Use this form if you reported parental information on the FAFSA. For information on requesting an IRS tax transcript from the IRS or using the IRS Data Retrieval tool within the FAFSA website, click here

 


 

2022-2023 Independent Income Verification Worksheet

If requested by the Financial Aid Office, submit this form to verify the information you reported on the FAFSA. Use this form if you did NOT list parental information on the FAFSA. For information on requesting an IRS tax transcript from the IRS, or using the IRS Data Retrieval tool within the FAFSA website, click here

 


 

2022-2023 Identity & Statement of Educational Purpose Verification Worksheet

If requested by the Financial Aid Office, complete this form.

 


 

2022-2023 Student Loan Worksheet

Submit this form to request Direct Loan funds to assist with educational costs.  Additional steps are needed to finish the loan request process and are listed on this form under instructions. Also see How to Apply. Your request for a loan will not be processed unless all necessary items are received. 

 


 

 

2022-2023 Loan Adjustment Request

Submit this form to request an increase or a decrease to an already awarded student loan. If you wish to cancel your loans completely because you are no longer attending, please complete the Enrollment Status Change Form. If you would like to apply for a student loan, go to  How to Apply

 

2022-2023 Parent PLUS Loan Worksheet

Submit this form to request Parent PLUS Loan funds to assist with educational costs. Additional steps are needed to finish the loan request process and are listed on this form under instructions.  Also see How to Apply. Your request for a PLUS loan will not be processed unless all necessary items are received. 

 

 

 

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Appeal Forms

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT SAP APPEALS FOR
FALL 2022: SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2022.

 

Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal

If needed, submit this form to the Financial Aid Office to explain why satisfactory progress was not made. Explain circumstances that may have prevented you from maintaining satisfactory academic progress as described in Academic Standards for Financial Aid (Satisfactory Academic Progress)Check in at the Kodiak Corner Front Counter for the Financial Aid on duty person and submit to the On Duty.


Financial Aid Maximum Time Limit Appeal

If requested, explain circumstances that may have prevented you from completing your degree or certificate within the maximum number of credits allowed (for details, see Academic Standards for Financial Aid)Check in at the Kodiak Corner Front Counter for the Financial Aid on duty person and submit to the On Duty.

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General Forms

Release of Information

Authorize release of confidential information by Cascadia's Financial Aid Office to a family member, friend, or other person whom you designate. 

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General Financial Aid Information

2022-2023 Conditions of Award

These conditions are a signed agreement by all students that outline the requirements of financial aid awards.

 


 

2022-2023 Enrollment Level Policy 

Eligibility for grant aid (state and federal) is based on the type of grant aid and the number of credits enrolled in as of the end of the last day to add/drop classes for the quarter, or the number of credits a student is registered in when a financial aid award is made, if after the add/drop deadline for the quarter.

 


 

Academic Standards for Financial Aid (Satisfactory Academic Progress)

Federal and state financial aid regulations require colleges to set minimum standards for satisfactory academic progress and to hold students accountable for meeting those standards.

 


 

2022-2023 Financial Aid Repayment Policy

This policy outlines the rules and regulations the school will follow pertaining to the repayment of financial aid in the event of a withdrawal from a class(es), an ineligible class(es), or non-attendance of course(s) for which financial aid was received.

 


 

Fraud Policy

This policy outlines the policy and procedure for students and/or parents who falsify or misrepresent information to the financial aid or any office on campus at Cascadia College.

 


 

Title IV Student Complaint Process

The Higher Education Act (HEA) prohibits an institution of higher education from engaging in a "substantial misrepresentation of the nature of its educational program, its financial charges, or the employability of its graduates." 20 U.S.C. § 1094(c)(3)(A). Further, each state must have "a process to review and appropriately act on complaints concerning the institution including enforcing applicable state laws." 34 C.F.R. § 600.9. The Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges (SBCTC) maintains a process to investigate complaints of this nature brought by community and technical college students in the state of Washington. 


For information, contact:


SBCTC Student Services
PO Box 42495
Olympia, WA  98504-2495
ballinder@sbctc.edu
360-704-4315
or visit sbctc.edu.


Consumer Protection (Title IV) Student Complaint Form

 


 

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Helpful Information About the ctcLink Student Self Service Portal

ctcLink Activation and Information

This webpage contains activation and information about how to navigate and read the ctcLink Student Self Service Portal.  The Portal contains a majority of information about your financial aid file status, items needed to to process your file, status of your financial aid and much more.


Portal "Information/Items Needed" Descriptions

This document gives a long explanation of items that might be needed to complete your file.  These explanations correspond to items that you may view when you check your file status on the Portal.

IRS Data Retrieval Tool

This presentation is a quick overview of what the IRS Data Retrieval is, benefits of using this tool when completing your FAFSA, and how to use the tool correctly once on the FAFSA website. It also provides information on how to order your IRS Tax Return Transcript in the event that you are unable to utilize the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.

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