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 must request one via Please visit to request your return transcript, if necessary.

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 2018-2019 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.

PLUS Loan Adjustment

Appeal Form

Alternative Loans

Franciscan Alliance Scholarships

The Franciscan Alliance/SPI Coworker Scholarship provides for 50% of tuition after all federal, state and university funding has been applied. Students are responsible for the remaining 50% of tuition and all required fees. Please complete the application below and return to the Office of Financial Aid.

The Franciscan Alliance/SPI Family Scholarship provides for $10,000 in institutional funding for a Legally Domiciled Adult (LDA) and dependent children of benefited coworkers of Franciscan Alliance/SPI. Please complete the application below and return to the Office of Financial Aid.