Admissions & Aid

Forms & Resources

This online library contains forms and other resources that may be necessary or helpful during the financial aid process. If you have any questions about these documents, please contact us at (989) 463-7347.

Financial Aid Forms

Refer to these forms for assistance in understanding the aid that has been awarded and how to accept/reject any offered loans.  Please note that there are currently different tuition rates for students that began attending before 2013.

For Students Attending Before 2013

Understanding Your Financial Aid Package - This form outlines the types of aid that may be listed on your award letter along with other important information.

Managing Costs - This form provides important information about estimated charges for the upcoming year and will assist you in calculating your estimated out-of-pocket expenses.

Student Loan Instructions -  How to accept, decline or reduce your student loans.

For Students Attending for the First Time Fall 2013 or After

Understanding Your Financial Aid Package - This form outlines the types of aid that may be listed on your award letter along with other important information.

Managing Costs - This form provides important information about estimated charges for the upcoming year and will assist you in calculating your estimated out-of-pocket expenses.

Student Loan Instructions -  How to accept, decline or reduce your student loans.

Additional Financial Aid Forms

Federal Direct Loan Request - Use this form if you have difficulty with the student portal and would like to take out a Federal Direct Loan.

Parent PLUS Loan Application - Use this form to apply for a PLUS Loan.

FAFSA Signature Page - Use this form if you have been informed that you still need to sign your FAFSA.

Student Status Determination - Use this form if you have indicated on your FAFSA that you are an independent student. This will allow us to confirm your independent status and move forward with the financial aid process.  Am I A Dependent or Independent Student?

Financial Aid Verification Forms

Don’t see your form?  Contact our office.

  • Dependent Verification Worksheet
  • Independent Verification Worksheets

Financial Aid Resources

Department of Education Guide to Financial Aid

StudentAid.gov

National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS)

StudentLoans.gov

Interactive Tax Assistant (IRS Tax Information)

Alma College Financial Counseling