Form
FA-9

Petition for Independence

If you are considered dependent on the FAFSA but you are unable to provide parental information due to abuse, neglect, a lack of contact or a strained relationship with both of your biological or adoptive parents, you may submit this Petition to be considered independent for financial aid. 

The 2018 - 2019 petition applies to fall 2018 through spring/summer 2019. The 2019 - 2020 petition applies to fall 2019 through spring/summer 2020.

Last updated: 
March 5, 2019