Financial Aid Forms

Forms for Academic Year 2023-2024:  Summer 2023 | Fall 2023 | Winter 2024 | Spring 2024

Thank you for your application for financial aid at Cascadia College. Please submit 2023-2024 documents if you are applying for financial aid to be used during Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Winter 2024, and Spring 2024.

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.

 


 

2023-2024 Summer Aid Request Form

To request and be considered for summer quarter financial aid.

 


 

2023-2024 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. 

 


 

2023-2024 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

 


 

2023-2024 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

 


 

2023-2024 Identity & Statement of Educational Purpose Verification Worksheet

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

 


 

2023-2024 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. 

 


 

2023-2024 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

 


 

2023-2024 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
winter 2024: january 4th, 2024

 

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.

 


 

Special Circumstances - Income Revision (Change in Financial Situation)

Submit this form if you, your spouse or your parent(s) had a change in your financial situation. Adjustments are not guaranteed and will not be processed until all necessary items are received.  

 


 

Professional Judgement - Dependency Override (Independent Appeal)

This form may be used for rare circumstances in which a dependent student may have both a special circumstance and an unusual circumstance regarding their parent(s) use of information on the FAFSA (eg: human trafficking, refugee or asylum status, parental abandonment, incarceration). You will be required to meet with the director for review of documentation.

 


 

 

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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

2023-2024 Conditions of Award

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

 


 

2023-2024 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.

 


 

2023-2024 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.

 

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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