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Financial Aid: Verification

Verification is the process to confirm that the data reported on a FAFSA is accurate. The Federal Department of Education selects students at random for this process. Approximately, one in three applicants is selected. Armstrong will contact the student to request documentation that supports income and other information that was reported on the FAFSA.

The following information is verified during the review process:

The following documentation is required to complete verification:

The following documentation may also be requested to complete verification:

Links to the forms needed for the verification process are availble via the student's Port & SHIP accounts or may be printed from the Financial Aid forms page. This documenation may be submitted via fax, email:, mail or in person.