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Federal Verification Process

Get to know the steps to take if you get selected for verification by the U.S. Department of Education.

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How do I know if I was selected for the Federal Verification Process?

Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) for 23-24 FAFSA or FAFSA Submission Summary (FSS) beginning 24-25 FAFSA. If selected, this document will contain a note indicating that you’ve been selected for verification. If you’ve been selected for verification, there will be an asterisk by your EFC/SAI.

Once your FAFSA information has been received by our institution, a Verification checklist will be added to your student portal and a missing information letter will be sent to your student email address.

How do I get started with the Verification process?

A separate email will inform you if you will be completing the Verification process with our third-party partner Inceptia or directly with the Verification officer in our department. Below are the step-by-step instructions for both processes.


What happens after I submit my verification documents?

After Inceptia or the Verification officer have received all requested documents, they will review the information submitted and compare it with the data you reported on your FAFSA. Continue to monitor your email account after you have submitted documents. This is how you will be contacted if you need to provide additional clarification and/or documentation. As part of the verification process, FAFSA corrections may be necessary.

Once the process is completed by Inceptia, you will receive an email confirmation from them. Our verification officer will also be notified by Inceptia and your verification checklist on your student portal will be marked as complete.

Once the process is completed by our verification officer, you will receive an email confirmation from them. Your verification checklist on your student portal will be marked as complete.

If all financial aid checklist are completed the student will be awarded the financial aid they qualify for in 2-3 business days.


Checkout the Verification section of our FAQ page!