Financial Aid

Financial Aid Forms

Completed forms should be mailed or uploaded using the Financial Aid Documents Submission Form. Be sure to include all required signatures and any required documents.

Year Specific Forms

Special Circumstance Request

Request for adjustment to family income.



Verification Worksheet

(Independent and Dependent)




Verification of Income Information Non-Tax Filer

Identity & Statement of Educational Purpose

Signing this statement certifies that the federal student financial assistance you may receive will only be used for educational purposes and to pay the cost of attending Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.



Unusual Enrollment History Appeal

This form is required if you have been flagged for attending more than one institution while receiving Federal Student Aid. In order to request that your financial aid eligibility be reinstated, you must appeal by completing this form. You may also be required to submit transcripts from any colleges you have attended within the past four years.



Alternative Loan Request

This form is only required for students that have been approved for a private loan through ELMSelect.


Child Care Grant

Child care grants are available for eligible students with dependent children. The grants pay up to $125 per week per child for eligible child care cost.  Certain qualifications must be met.



Unaccompanied Homeless Youth Verification



Verification of Combat Pay



Dependency Override Request

This form is required if you indicated you have an unusual circumstance and therefore you did not report information about your parent(s) on your FAFSA. Before your eligibility for federal student aid can be determined, you must complete this request.



Dependency Override Renewal

This form is for students with a previously approved unusual circumstance/dependency override on file with RCCC.

Renewal Form


Other Forms

Signature Page

A signature page may be required from the student (and parent if dependent) in order to process a FAFSA electronically by a Financial Aid Administrator if you did not sign electronically during the application process using your FSAID and password.

Bachelor’s Degree Verification Statement

If you indicated that you will have a Bachelor’s degree by July 1 on your FAFSA or will be working on a degree beyond a Bachelor’s degree. Complete this form to verify your status.

Satisfactory Academic Progress

Students whose aid is cancelled may appeal this decision ONLY if there are extenuating circumstances (medical or personal problems). To appeal, the student must complete and return the Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeal form with supporting documentation to the Financial Aid Office. A student whose aid is cancelled due to Max Time frame (150% rule) must submit the Max Time Frame Appeal form and a program evaluation. You can access your program evaluation through your WebAdvisor account. All supporting documentation must be attached or the appeal form will not be accepted.

Marital Status Verification

Head of Household Filer Status Verification

This form may be requested if there is conflicting information regarding your marital status and tax filing status on your FAFSA.

Inmate Verification

If you were flagged as an inmate in a jail or prison, this information must be verified.

Federal Verification- IRA/Pension Rollover Documentation

Victim of Identity Theft

Commonly Requested Documents and Documentation
  • Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA): Apply online and Rowan-Cabarrus will receive your information electronically.
  • Tax Return Transcript and W-2s: If you did not keep a copy of your tax information contact your tax preparer or the IRS at 1-800-829-1040. Dependent students must submit a copy of all tax information required on the FAFSA both student and parents. Independent students must submit a copy of all tax information required on the FAFSA both student and spouse (if married).
  • Items Related to Proof of Financial Aid Independent Status: Students who are under the age of 24 may be required to submit proof of their independent status. Examples of independent proof are marriage certificate, child’s birth certificate, DD214 (U.S. military standard separation document), etc.
  • Items Related to Immigration Status: If your FAFSA did not match with the Department of Homeland Security, you may be required to submit additional immigration documents. Examples, passport, resident alien card, etc.
  • Social Security Benefits Statement: To request a Replacement SSA-1099, visit the Social Security website.
  • Social Security Card: The financial aid office may require a copy of your or your parent’s social security card.