The University of Saint Francis provides the following forms in PDF to assist you as you apply for financial aid. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print the forms. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader, it is available as a free download from the Adobe website.

Financial Aid Forms

Verification Forms

These forms are required for those students who need to complete the verification process.

*Please note – we cannot accept a copy of your 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ form as Income Verification. If you are required to turn in a Federal Tax Return Transcript, you can request one via At this time, the IRS Data Retrieval Tool is not available for use. Please visit to request your return transcript, if necessary.

Household Resources Verification Worksheet

Please note, if you also need to turn in a Federal Tax Return Transcript, copies of taxes filed can no longer be accepted. If you did not have to amend your tax information, you can log back in to your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool (allow three to four business days for processing) or call 800.908.9946 to request a tax return transcript (allow three to four weeks for processing). Have questions about verification? Refer to our FAQ page for further information.

Verification of Support Form

These forms are required for students who need to complete the verification of support process.

Special Circumstances

You may request that the Office of Financial Aid review your current financial situation if you believe the information on your 2017-2018 FAFSA no longer adequately represents your situation. Please complete the form below to request a review. The Office of Financial Aid will contact you for further information if your situation allows for an adjustment to your current financial aid.

Permanent Loan Decline Form

Each year, USF policy is to package students with their maximum Direct Loan eligibility. You can decline all or a portion of your loans each year to limit your cumulative borrowing. You may choose to never borrow student loans. If you wish to decline your loans for your entire academic career at USF, please complete and submit the following form.

USF Yellow Ribbon Matching Grant

Students who qualify for Post 9/11 veterans benefits and participate in the Yellow Ribbon Program will receive a matching grant from USF. You may renew this grant as long as you maintain a 2.0 GPA and remain in good academic standing to receive financial aid. There are 100 undergraduate grants available and an additional 10 graduate grants in School of Professional Studies, Keith Busse School of Business and Entrepreneurial Leadership, School of Creative Arts and School of Arts and Sciences.

Tom Jehl Lifetime Sports Academy Scholarship

Scholarships are available to new students who have participated with the Lifetime Sports Academy, completed volunteer activities and have a high school GPA of 2.7 or higher.

PLUS Loan Adjustment

Outside Funding Worksheet

If you are receiving scholarships or funding from sources outside of USF, you are required to report this to the Office of Financial Aid. This form is enclosed in your initial award package or can be printed and must be returned to the Office of Financial Aid

Appeal Form

Alternative Loans

Franciscan Alliance Scholarship Form

FAFSA Waiver Request Form

USF requires all students to file a FAFSA in order to receive any form of financial aid. An exception can be made for academic scholarships. If you do not intend to file your FAFSA, but wish to receive your academic scholarship, please complete the following form and submit it to our office.