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FAFSA applicants are selected for verification by the US Department of Education. Additionally, if the Financial Aid Office identifies incomplete or inconsistent information, we are required by federal regulations to collect additional documentation.

In the verification process we will request supporting documents to verify the information submitted on your FAFSA. If you are selected for verification, you may be asked to supply one or more of the following documents (do not turn these in unless you are asked to):

  • Verification Worksheet
  • Parent’s IRS Tax Return Transcript*
  • Student’s IRS Tax Return Transcript*
  • Verification of Selective Service Registration
    • All young men between the ages of 18 and 25 must be registered with Selective Service in order to be eligible to receive Federal Financial Aid. Contact the Selective Service at: 1.847.688.6888 or online at:
  • Identity/Statement of Educational Purpose
  • High School Completion Status
  • Other documents, as requested, to verify items reported on the FAFSA

*See Instructions for requesting an IRS Tax Return Transcript

Documentation may be mailed to:

BridgeValley Community & Technical College 
Attn: Financial Aid 
2001 Union Carbide Drive 
South Charleston, WV 25303

Documentation may be scanned and emailed to:

In order to ensure that your documents are securely transmitted to us, please password protect your document attachments and provide us with your password in a separate email.

Documentation may be faxed to:

Attn: Financial Aid
Fax: 304-734-6630