Important Notice:

If your family's financial situation has been significantly or permanently altered due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the income you reported on your 2021-2022 FAFSA is no longer accurate, you may be able to complete a Special Circumstances form.

These circumstances may include: 

  • Loss of employment
  • Loss or significant change in income
  • Change in marital status after applying for Federal Student Aid
  • Death of a parent or student's spouse after applying for Federal Student Aid
  • One-time income

To access the 2021-2022 Special Circumstances Form: Log into myCN, click the Student link and scroll down to Financial Aid forms.

Results may positively impact your eligibility for federal student aid.

Student requesting a Professional Judgement will be required to submit all relevant documentation, including 2020 income taxes, to be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.


Financial Aid
Columbia Campus, Jones Student Center 103
931.540.2793 (fax)