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How can I appeal my financial aid decision?
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Appealing Your Aid Decision


You have the right to appeal your undergraduate financial aid decision if you feel there are extenuating circumstances, or if your family’s financial circumstances have changed after you submitted aid materials. Submit the Appeal Application and necessary documentation along with an explanation of circumstances. 


Completed appeals are reviewed in the order in which they are received. We will review all of the materials that you provide, and may reach out for additional information. Once all necessary documentation is received it will be thoroughly reviewed to determine if additional aid can be awarded.


Note: International undergraduate students who received financial aid and want to appeal the decision should email [email protected]. There is no appeal process for international students who were not selected to receive financial aid.


The below video reviews the process of filing a financial aid appeal at Cornell.

Financial Aid Appeal

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