Once you complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, the Department of Education randomly selects FAFSA applications for a process called verification. We partnered with KHEAA to process these verifications. You will begin receiving notifications from KHEAA to create an account in order to submit the requested information as required by the DOE. All communication regarding the verification process will come from KHEAA from this point forward. Once you complete the requirements, the Financial Aid Office will continue with the financial aid award process.
What is verification
The verification process requires students to provide supplemental documentation to verify the accuracy of the information provided on the FAFSA. If chosen for verification, the process is not optional.
If you do not complete the verification process, you will not receive a financial aid package or be awarded any federal financial assistance.
Required Verification Items:
- Household size (number of people living in your household)
- Number in college (number of household members attending a post-secondary educational institution at least half-time not including parents)
- Adjusted gross income (AGI)
- Income earned from work
- Income taxes paid
- Sources and amount of untaxed income
If you applied for financial aid you should pay close attention to the following information concerning the aid process:
- Complete the FAFSA (Our federal school code for FAFSA is 001582)
- The result of your FAFSA analysis is called your Student Aid Report and it outlines eligibility for federal assistance (Pell Grant, SEOG, and direct loans) and the Central Process will send you an email explaining how to login to review your results.
- Read the information on your Student Aid Report to determine if the federal processor asked additional questions or for more information. If chosen for verification, Student Aid Report will tell you.
- We review documents uploaded during the verification process, make corrections to the FAFSA, and clear you for financial aid.
- Review the expected amount of family contribution (EFC) as determined by the federal processor. This is the amount that your family is expected to contribute to your education for the academic school year.
- Once accepted to Morehouse, you have access to the student portal where you can review and access up-to-date information concerning your financial aid award status.
If your FAFSA is selected for verification and you did not use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool when you completed the FAFSA, request the IRS Tax Return Transcript from the IRS.
If you have questions are concerns, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (844) 512-6672.