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What is Verification?
We are verifying information you put on your FAFSA.
This process is completed online. That means you must check your email often. Through email, you will find out your status, if there are any other documents we need, etc.
If you are selected, your financial aid application will not be processed until Verification is complete.
How will I know if I am selected for Verification?
There are two ways.
The Verification email will be sent to the email address you listed on your FAFSA. If you don’t see it in your in box, check your spam.
If your Student Aid Report says you have been chosen for Verification, but you don’t get an email, please call the Financial Aid Call Center at 972-587-2599 or visit your college Financial Aid Office.
If you are a dependent student, your parents will also receive the same email.
How to Complete the Verification Process
This worksheet tells us who lives in your home, who is going to college and what kind of income you had last year.
Tax ReturnVisit the IRS Order a Transcript page for information on acceptable documents and how to order them.
What if my parent also goes to the colleges of DCCCD?
If your parent is a student of the colleges, he or she must have two different email addresses: one to process your verification, and one to process his or her verification. Many free email services are available.
What if my brother or sister is selected for Verification too?
If you and your brother or sister are both selected for Verification, your parent must have two different email addresses: one to process your Verification, and one to process your brother’s or sister’s Verification. Many free email services are available.
How will I know when I’m done?
You will get an email that tells you when you are done with Verification; the subject line will say, “Your Financial Aid Documents Have Been Successfully Reviewed.”