Forms & Applications

As a student or parent, you may need to access specific forms and applications. Whether you need scholarship forms, loan forms, or other paperwork related to your financial aid, access them below.

Paper forms need to be submitted to: 

  • In-person/Mail: Kent State University

One Stop for Student Services
1st Floor University Library
P.O. Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242

2019-2020 Verification Forms
Scholarship Applications and Forms
Academic Progress Forms
Post Undergraduate, Graduate Non-Degree, and Combined Students
Ad Hoc Consortium Agreement
Cost of Attendance
Education Abroad (Study Abroad/Away)

Federal Direct Loan Request

This form is provided for students who are requesting additional Federal Direct Loan funds after the initial Award Letter was processed.  Complete this form if you need to increase your Federal Direct Loan amount if you declined Federal Direct Loan funds and now want to accept them.

Federal Direct Loan Change Request Form - INCREASE

Federal Direct Loan Change Request Form - DECREASE

graduate permission for undergraduate courses

This form is for Kent State University graduate students who registers for undergraduate courses and is required to provide academic approval that the undergraduate course is either required for their graduate study or the undergraduate course applies to the graduate degree. Federal regulations governing the Federal Direct Loan and Graduate PLUS Loan Programs require that graduate students taking undergraduate courses must be enrolled at least half-time in courses that can be applied to the graduate program requirements. 

2019-2020 Graduate Permission for Undergraduate Courses (PDF)

Federal Direct Parent PLUS*

In addition to the Federal Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans available to student borrowers, parents of dependent students are able to borrow additional funds under the Federal Direct Parent PLUS program. The PLUS loan requires that the parent complete and submit the PLUS Application. The parent information is forwarded to the Dept. of Education for credit evaluation.

2019-2020 Parent PLUS Loan Application

To make changes to your Parent PLUS application that has been awarded to your student's account, please contact the One Stop for Student Services.

Federal Direct PLUS for Graduate Students Application*

Federal Direct PLUS for Graduate Students is a loan from the Department of Education that allows graduate students to borrow additional funds to pay education expenses. The amount is determined by the cost of education less other financial aid including Federal Direct Loan eligibility. The Grad PLUS requires a credit evaluation. The Grad PLUS loan requires the student to complete and submit the PLUS Application. The summer PLUS loan Application is available in mid-April. The Fall/Spring Application is available after June 1st.

2019-2020 Graduate PLUS Loan Applications

2019-2020 Graduate PLUS Loan Change Form

The Graduate PLUS Loan Change Form is provided for students who are requesting a change to their Graduate PLUS loan that has already been awarded to their Kent State University account.

*Applications for Summer 2019 PLUS are available April 1, 2019. Applications for Fall/Spring 2019-2020 and/or Fall 2019 are available May 1, 2019. Applications for Spring 2020 are available in December 2019.


This form is for students enrolled in eligible nursing programs at Kent, Ashtabula, East Liverpool, Stark or Tuscarawas campuses.  Complete this form if you want to be considered for Nursing Loan funds in Fall and/or Spring.  Once you submit the form, it will be reviewed by the financial aid office for eligibility.  Please see the Nursing Loan eligibility criteria.  

2019-2020 Federal Nursing Loan Request Form

Alternative Loans

This form is provided for students who are requesting a change on the original request of the alternative loan requested with the lender in which they are borrowing.  The eligibility for a loan to be canceled or reduced depends on the timing of the request.  we cannot guarantee that a loan can be reduced or canceled upon request. This current form is for students attending Summer 2019, fall 2019 and/or spring 2020.

2019-2020 Alternative Loan Change Form


Special Circumstance Application

The 2019-2020 Special Circumstance Application will be available January 1, 2019.   If you have a special circumstance for the current year, please contact your regional campus or the One Stop for Student Services.

Learn more about Special Circumstance