Verification must be completed four weeks prior to the end of the semester to allow processing time for your financial aid.If there are differences between your FAFSA and your financial documents, UMKC will correct any variances and resubmit your FAFSA. It won’t count against you, and future corrections are easy with the After you have submitted your FAFSA online, you’ll need to wait for the Student Aid Report (SAR) to confirm that your schools have received your information before updating and sending again. And if you choose to continue your studies beyond undergrad, you’ll need to take one of the several admissions tests such as the GRE, LSAT or MCAT before you can pursue an M. While you’ll need to update your FAFSA to correct any discrepancies once your taxes are filed, this approach ensures you throw your hat in the ring when plenty of aid is still available.To increase their chances of receiving grants and scholarships that do not have to be repaid, students should submit the FAFSA by the priority deadline of February 1.
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The FAFSA also must be submitted by February 1 to qualify for UMKC awards such as the Advantage Grant (for Pell-eligible Missouri residents). Dependent students must include their parents’ financial information when filling out the FAFSA.
When entering tax information into the FAFSA, consider using the IRS Data Retrieval tool. Most dependent students are unmarried undergraduates who are younger than 24.
CPS will then send you an updated Student Aid Report (SAR).
If tax information is requested as a part of the Verification process, we highly recommend updating your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (DRT).
Any student who completes a FAFSA can be selected for Verification by the U. Department of Education or the UMKC Financial Aid and Scholarships Office.