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Financial Aid:


If your financial situation has changed, you may be eligible for a federal aid adjustment.

We understand that many students and families have experienced economic hardship. Yet, your FAFSA may not accurately reflect these changes.

If you have experienced a change in income, you can request a professional judgment review from UB’s Financial Aid Office. Professional judgment means that our advisors can re-evaluate your FAFSA, which could potentially adjust the amount of federal aid you receive. Documentation of extenuating circumstances is required.

Some examples of extenuating circumstances that qualify for a professional judgment review include:

  • Loss of employment.
  • Involuntary loss of income.
  • Loss of untaxed income (e.g., child support, alimony, retirement/pension, social security, worker’s compensation).
  • Separation or divorce.
  • Death of parent or spouse.
  • Medical/dental expenses not covered by insurance.
  • One-time taxable income used for a life-changing event.

Please note that if your Expected Family Contribution (EFC) is already $0 or if you are a graduate student, a professional judgment review will not impact your situation. However, other options may be available to you, so we encourage you to reach out to your Financial Aid counselor.

Watch now: Professional Judgment Review for Extenuating Circumstances.

Every student’s situation is unique and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The first step is to contact a financial aid advisor. We are here to help!

Please Contact Us for more information.

Information is subject to change without notice due to changes in federal, state and/or institutional rules and regulations. Students must complete a FAFSA every year. Students must be making satisfactory academic progress to continue to receive financial aid.