Family contribution appeals are in place to ensure FAFSA Application data elements accurately reflect a student's/family's financial situation. If your family experienced an involuntary change in income, please watch the informational video below for your next steps.
You may use a portion of your financial aid refund at the University of West Georgia Bookstore as a Bookstore to the Rescue credit. To determine if you have a financial aid refund and determine the amount you are eligible to charge at the Bookstore, please follow these directions. This document will explain how to register for "Bookstore to the Rescue."
Note: Dependency Appeals should only be submitted when an extenuating circumstance exists that prevents you from including parent data on the FAFSA. According to Federal Student Aid, the following are examples of extenuating circumstances: Extenuating Circumstances
Please follow the steps below to request and submit a Dependency Appeal: