FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN INFORMATION
Due to the partial federal government shutdown, students may experience processing issues with the 2018-19 and 2019-20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) that require certain database matches. Also, the “Get Tax Transcript” website is unavailable through the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and it is unknown when it will be back up. For your convenience, we will accept a 1040 to hold classes in lieu of the tax transcript. If you are eligible to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to link your taxes to your FAFSA, we strongly encourage you to do so to avoid delay of funds.
The shutdown will not affect students with a complete financial aid file. The U.S. Department of Education is fully funded for the 2019 fiscal year.
Our office will continue to monitor the situation and will pass on any new information. Please contact our office if you have any questions.