Appeal Forms

2020-2021 Dependency Status Appeal

Loan Revision Request Forms

Alternative/Private Loan Revision Request (This form is not used to revise federal loans)

Decrease Student Ford Direct Loan

Increase Student Ford Direct Loan

Graduate PLUS Loan (Revises existing loan)

Parent PLUS Loan (Revises existing loan)

Other Forms

Consent for Release of Confidential Information (FERPA) *see FERPA 4 step submittal instructions below

2020-2021 Cost of Attendance Revision

Enrollment Revision Request

Estimated One Term Budget

Reporting Additional Sources of Assistance

Study Abroad Financial Aid Request

Form Submittal

With the exception of the FERPA, the forms listed on this page may be submitted to the Office of Financial Aid by uploading directly into the Financial Aid Portal, fax, postal mail, or as an email attachment.

*FERPA 4 Step Instructions:

1. The FERPA may only be submitted in person (by the student with a photo ID), as an attachment submitted from the student’s OSU student email or by uploading directly into the Financial Aid Portal.

2. List a "Purpose for release" in each section of the form.

3. Do not fill out the "Revoke" section at the bottom of the form unless you intend to remove permission for the person listed. 

4. All signed documents require a wet signature (not e-signed) and the student’s OSU ID number.

Current Processing Times

Below are our current processing time estimates. We will process your documents as quickly as possible but we cannot guarantee that your documents will be completed within the listed timeframes.

20/21Year Documents

  • Alternative Loan Certification: 1-2 weeks
  • Cost of Attendance : 1-2 weeks 
  • Enrollment Revisions: 1-2 weeks (current term given priority)
  • Loan Revisions: 1-2 weeks
  • SAP Appeals: 1-2 weeks (Currently enrolled only. Current term given priority)
  • Verification: 1-2 weeks 
  • Special Conditions: 4-6 weeks