Forms and Handouts

Forms: Download, print and complete the form you need to submit to the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships.  Please be sure to choose the appropriate aid year.  Forms may be mailed, dropped off or faxed to our office for review.

  • Mailing Address: Grand Valley State University, Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships, 100 Arend and Nancy Lubbers Student Services Center, 1 Campus Dr., Allendale, MI 49401
  • Fax Number: 616-331-3180

Handouts: Use the helpful handouts on this page to help you plan and understand the steps in the financial aid process. 

Forms

2019-20 Aid Year

2020-21 Aid Year

2019-20 - Active Duty/Veteran Status Verification

2020-21 - Active Duty/Veteran Status Verification

2019-20 - Additional Financial Information Verification

2020-21 - Additional Financial Information Verification

2019-20 - Asset Request Form

2020-21 - Asset Request Form

Concurrent Enrollment - An email to finaid@gvsu.edu from your Academic Advisor can serve as their signature on these forms.

     2019-20 - Grand Rapids Community College

     2019-20 - Lake Michigan College

     2019-20 - Muskegon Community College

     2019-20 - North Central Michigan College

     2019-20 - Northwestern Michigan College 

Concurrent Enrollment - An email to finaid@gvsu.edu from your Academic Advisor can serve as their signature on these forms.

     2020-21 - Grand Rapids Community College

     2020-21 - Lake Michigan College

     2020-21 - Muskegon Community College

     2020-21 - North Central Michigan College

     2020-21 - Northwestern Michigan College

2019-20 - Dependency Status Appeal

2020-21 - Dependency Status Appeal

2019-20 - Disability Statement

2020-21 - Disability Statement

2019-20 - Documentation of Children and/or Legal Dependents

2020-21 - Documentation of Children and/or Legal Dependents

2019-20 - Documentation of Dependency Status

2020-21 - Documentation of Dependency Status

2019-20 - Household Size/Number in College Statement 

2020-21 - Household Size/Number in College statement

2019-20 - Identity Verification & Statement of Educational Purpose

2020-21 - Identity Verification & Statement of Educational Purpose

2019-20 - Marriage Worksheet - Independent Student

2020-21 - Marriage Worksheet - Independent Student

2019-20 - Proof of US Selective Service Certification

2020-21 - Proof of US Selective Service Certification

2019-20 - Release of Information Form

2020-21 - Release of Information Form

*For Spring/Summer 2020 please use the 2020-2021 Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal Form

2020-21 - Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal - Undergraduate

2020-21 - Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal - Graduate

2019-20 - Scholarship Appeal and Reinstatement Form

2020-21 - Scholarship Appeal and Reinstatement Form

*The March 1 deadline has passed to submit a 2019-20 Special Circumstances Appeal

 

2020-21 - Special Circumstances Form - Dependent Students 

2020-21 - Special Circumstances form - Independent Students

 

2019-20 - Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Determination Form

2020-21 - Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Determination Form

2019-20 - Untaxed Income Verification Form

2020-21 - Untaxed Income Verification Form

2019-20 - Verification of Nontax Filing Status - Student

2019-20 - Verification of Nontax Filing Status - Parent 

 

2020-21 - Verification of Nontax Filing Status - Student

2020-21 - Verification of Nontax Filing Status - Parent

 

Handouts

Handouts and Timelines

2019-20 Aid Year

2020-21 Aid Year

2019-20 - Financial Aid Timeline

2020-21 Financial Aid Timeline

2019-20 - Cost Worksheet

2020-21 - Cost Worksheet

2019-20 - Incoming Freshmen Timeline

2020-21 Incoming Freshmen Timeline

2019-20 - Understanding Your Financial Aid Orientation Handout

2020-21 Understanding Your Financial Aid Orientation Handout

Loan Comparison Chart

2019-20 - Dependent Undergraduate

2019-20 - Independent Undergraduate

Loan Comparison Chart

2020-21 - Dependent Undergraduate

2020-21 - Independent Undergraduate

2019-20 - Options to Pay Your Bill

2020-21 - Options to Pay Your Bill