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Below are all necessary and requested forms for the Office of Financial Aid and Office of Student Accounts.

Financial Aid

If Financial Aid is requesting documents from your, then your financial aid application has been selected for a process called verification. You may need to complete one or more of the following forms.

Please only submit these forms if requested by the Office of Financial Aid.

2024-2025 Documents (Summer 2024, Fall 2024, Spring 2025)


2023-2024 Documents (Summer 2023, Fall 2023, Spring 2024)



  1. Upload documents via Financial Aid Self-Service (View a How To Video)
    a. Log into DataVU at datavu.valpo.edu (username and temporary password on aid offer)
    b. Financial Information > Financial Aid Drop Down > Financial Aid
    c. Click “Complete Required Documents” link under checklist
    d. Under the Attachments column click on “Manage” to upload your document
    e. Click on “Choose File”
    f. Choose your document to submit and click on “Upload” (There will be a pop-up confirming receipt of document)
    Please note: you will see “Pending Review” under the status column once the document has been successfully uploaded. If for any reason you uploaded the incorrect document, simply click on “Manage,” to find the garbage can and resubmit the correct document. When the Office of Financial Aid reviews the document, the status will update to “Complete.”
  2. Email documents to: finaid@valpo.edu
  3. Fax documents to our office at 219.464.5012
  4. Mail documents to our office at:
    Office of Financial Aid – Valparaiso University
    1700 Chapel Drive
    Valparaiso IN 46383

Be sure that all documents are signed and have the students name and Valpo ID listed.

Special Circumstance Forms

Are there financial circumstances that affect your ability to pay for school that could not be reflected on the FAFSA? By submitting this form, the Office of Financial Aid can review changes to income since the FAFSA has been filed or extraordinary expenses that the family is paying.

For circumstances impacting academic year 2024-2025
Summer 2024, Fall 2024 and Spring 2025

For circumstances impacting academic year 2023-2024
Summer 2023, Fall 2023 and Spring 2024

If your FAFSA is selected for verification, you must either import your tax data using the IRS import feature on the FAFSA, request a tax return transcript directly from the IRS, or provide a signed photocopy of your income tax return to fulfill verification requirements.

To request a tax return transcript you may:

  1. Go to the IRS website at www.irs.gov and click on “Get Your Tax Record.” You may print one on-line or you can order one and have it sent via mail.
  2. Download the IRS2GO App to your mobile device.
  3. Call the IRS at 1-800-908-9946.
  4. Complete the IRS Form 4506 T online or you can print a  paper copy and mail it to the IRS.

For more help, here is a Guide for Tax Transcripts.

Valparaiso University’s Institutional Application for Undocumented/DACA Students (IAAUS).

This application is exclusively for a specific group of undocumented/DACA students who cannot apply for Federal Student Aid. Information provided on this form is only shared within the Office of Financial Aid At Valparaiso University. Undocumented/DACA students can choose to complete the 2024-2025  FAFSA online.

Please note, undocumented/DACA students are not eligible for state or federal aid but will be considered for Valpo merit and need-based assistance.

If you will be enrolled at least half-time in classes at Valpo between May and August, and would like federal aid to assist with those costs, please complete the following summer application and appropriate FAFSA that corresponds to the summer term.

Summer Financial Aid Online Application

You also must complete the FAFSA.

Student Accounts

If your aid exceeds your charges, you may request a refund check to be distributed to you. To request a refund, please complete the Refund Request Form.

All students are required to complete this form each year.

Download and complete the Educational Benefit Payment Agreement and return to the Office of Student Accounts. Please keep a copy for your records.