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Our forms are interactive PDFs that you can complete on your computer. Please use Adobe Acrobat to complete the forms; using your browser or using Mac Preview will not allow us to properly view the documents. We also ask that you do not use EchoSign to send interactive PDFs.

If the interactive PDF option does not work for you, you are welcome to complete your form by hand, scan it as a regular PDF, and send it via e-mail to You may also fax, mail, or bring your documents in to our office at Thompson 134. You must include your TC ID number (T########) on all documentation you submit to our office.

2014-2015 Forms:
Institutional Applications:
  • Apply for your Federal Student Aid PIN.
  • Submit your FAFSA. (TC Federal School Code: G03979)
Federal Work-Study:
Selective Service (Males Only):
Financial Aid Guides & Tools

2014-2015 Student Budgeting Worksheets:
Note: These guides are intended to help you budget for Fall 2013 and Spring 2014. Fall/Spring students are enrolled for a total of nine months, which is the number of months used to determine some of the numbers found in the budget(s). If you intend to enroll in only one term, or if you plan to enroll in the summer, contact our office to discuss your budget.

2014-2015 Verification Documents:
Note: To complete the paperwork necessary for verification, please refer to the e-mail you received from our office notifying you of the outstanding requirements. You should also refer to your Student Aid Report (SAR) that gets sent to you via e-mail after you complete the FAFSA. You must read the directions on these worksheets thoroughly and complete all appropriate paperwork to avoid delays in disbursement of aid.

These forms are interactive PDFs that are not compatible with Mac Preview. If you plan to submit these documents to us electronically, please use Adobe Acrobat.

2013-2014 Verification Documents:
If you were selected for 2013-2014 verification, please contact our office to acquire the appropriate forms.

Obtaining an IRS Tax Return Transcript:
  • Click here to be taken to the IRS Get Transcript website. The IRS now allows you to get your transcript online or request to have it sent to you by mail.


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