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.

Important information for Form Submission related to COVID-19

In efforts to ensure the safety of our staff and students, the One Stop for Student Services will be suspending in person service until further notice.

In order to expedite the processing of your documents sent to the One Stop, we encourage you to fax (330-672-6001) or submit documents via the ‘Contact Us’ form on the One Stop website Be sure to check the requirements on the form (or document) that you are submitting to ensure that an original/wet signature is not required to be postal mailed.

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2021-2022 Verification Forms
2020-2021 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. 

2020-2021 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.

2020-2021 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. 

2020-2021 Graduate PLUS Loan Applications

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.  

2020-2021 Graduate PLUS Loan Change Form

*Applications for Summer/Fall/Spring 2020-2021, Fall 2020,  and/or Fall/Spring 2020-2021 are available are now available.  Applications for Spring 2021 are available in December 2020.


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.  

2020-2021 Federal Nursing Loan Request Form

Private Loans

This form is provided for students who are requesting a change on the original request of the private 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. 

2020-2021 Private Loan Change Form

Special Circumstance Application

The 2021-2022 Special Circumstance Application is available beginning January 2021.  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