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

The 2020 - 2021 petition applies to fall 2020 through spring/summer 2021.

Last updated: 
May 6, 2020