Summary: Name: _____________________________ CWID#:________________ Date: _________________
Preferred e-mail address: __________________________ Preferred telephone number: _______________
All eligible students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFS)A before an Appeal may be
submitted. Instructions for applying for financial aid can be found on our website at finaid.iit.edu, or you can go
directly to fafsa.ed.gov.
Financial aid awards are based upon prior year income information. If your financial circumstances have changed or if
would like to provide clarification of your circumstances, we ask that you complete this Financial Aid Appeal
Application and forward it to our office, Attn: Appeals Committee, with a letter explaining the reason for your appeal.
Please include your CWID on all documents submitted to the Office of Financial Aid.
Your financial aid eligibility will not be evaluated until all required and requested documentation is received. Please be
aware that we can only make adjustments for actual, not anticipated, changes in circumstance, and that submission of
this special circumstance appeal form may or may not result in an increase in your financial aid.
If your particular situation does not fall within one of the categories listed below, please contact a financial aid
counselor at 312-567-7219 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
1. Reduction of Household Income Due to Death, Disability, Unemployment, or Change in Hours or Pay
If you select reason 1, please indicate whether or not you have filed a 2008 Federal Tax Return.
STUDENT: I worked and was required to file 2008 taxes Yes No
SPOUSE or : I worked and was required to file 2008 taxes Yes No
If yes please provide all 2008 taxes and W-2s, taxes must be signed