Requesting a Special Consideration – EFC Appeal

​​​​​​​Step 1: Begin by visiting dmacc.verif​ymyfafsa.com

Step 2: Sign in using your DMACC e-mail address (including the “@dmacc.edu") and your password.

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Step 3: If this is the first time you've accessed this page, you will be asked to confirm your name, date of birth and social security number.  These items must match what you reported on your 2020-2021 FAFSA.

Step 4: Please select the “Request" button in the upper right-hand corner.​

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Step 5: Select the green plus sign for a 2020-2021 Family Contribution Appeal.

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Step 6: Briefly outline the reason why you are requesting the appeal in the box provided and select “Submit."

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Step 7: Select the “2020-2021 Family Contribution Appeal" tab:

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Step 8: Select the “PJ Expected Family Contribution (EFC) Appeal" task and click on the “Fill Out" button to complete the form. Read all of the directions provided and complete the form as instructed:

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Step 9: When you are asked for your signed statement (which you will type in the box provided), you will have the opportunity to also indicate that you will provide supporting documentation. All students must provide supporting documentation as outlined in the instructions on the electronic form. You must check this box:

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Step 10: When completing the electronic form, you will be asked for your e-signature. Your e-sign password is the same password you used to access the electronic forms page.

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Step 11: Once you have completed the electronic form, you will be returned to the task page where you will see the requirement asking that you upload supporting documentation. You may upload documents you have saved on your computer, or you may upload photographs of documents you have taken (with your cell phone, for example). The documents you must provide are outlined on the electronic appeal form. Once you have uploaded your supporting documentation, select the “Submit" button, and then the green “Finish" button.​

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The review process can take four to six weeks to complete depending on the receipt of a completed electronic appeal, requests for additional information, and the time of year the application is submitted. When our office receives the application, a Financial Aid Advisor will contact the student and/or parent via email if any additional information or clarification is needed. Not all application reviews will be approved, warrant a change to the student's EFC, or change a student's original financial aid award offer. Any changes to the student's financial aid award offer will result in an email notifying the student of the change. ​