Part: 2 - - The application process for financial aid
SectionTitle: Mastering the "School Use Only" box (chart)
The " School Use Only" box on the SAR enables you to tell the CPS
when you have adjusted a line item on the SAR or when you have
changed a student's dependency statues. There are four common
1 You have the student correct a line item on the Student Aid
Report. You don't need to make any notation--simply have the
student correct the SAR and mail it to the FAFSA processor.
2 You make an adjustment to one of the line item s on the Student
Aid Report. Check box labeled "FAA EFC Adjustment" to let
the processor know that the change was an adjustment rather
than a correction to the line item.
3 You correct a data element on the Student Aid Report, and you
adjust a different data element. A combination of changes
should always be reported as an adjustment. Check the box
labeled "FAA EFC Adjustment."
4 You use the Student Aid Report to change a student's
dependency status. Check the appropriated dependency
Whenever you are indicating changes in the "School Use Only" box,
you must fill in your school's Title IV Institution, number and sign
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