Secure Document Upload Portal
If you need to send documents to the financial aid office, please use our Secure Document Upload Portal (also found on CedarInfo). You must use a desktop/laptop computer to access this portal and use your student Cedarville login information to sign in. The financial aid office will receive and review these documents within 3-5 business days of being submitted.
Applying for Federal Loans
Please visit our Loans Overview page for specific information about the process required for each of the following loan types: Student Stafford Direct Loan; Parent PLUS Direct Loan; Alternative (Private) Loan; Perkins Loan; Nursing Loan; Schell Loan.
Charles E. Schell Loan Application
The Charles E. Schell Foundation, Fifth Third Bank Trustee loan is for junior and senior students with demonstrated financial need who are:
- Citizens who are residents of Ohio, Kentucky, or West Virginia
- Between the ages of 18 thru 25
- Loyal to the United States and its institutions including the Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marines
- Honest, upright, intelligent, and of practical appearance
- Maintain a minimum university Cum GPA of 2.0 or higher
Note: An exit interview will be required for recipients of this loan.
Institutional Loan Application
Students who want to obtain either a short-term or long-term institutional loan must complete this application form. Maximum: $2500.
2019–20 Forms - Application Form PDF
International Student Financial Information Form
International students who are unable to complete the FAFSA should complete this form which is used to determine the student's ability to pay for college. This financial assessment is used to further determine eligibility for financial aid.
2019–20 Form - PDF
Ohio Residency Form
Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Standards
Summer School Aid Application
This form is for students wanting to obtain financial aid for a summer term(s).
Summer 2019 Form
FAFSA Verification Worksheet (VWS)
This form is to be completed by students ‘Selected for FAFSA Verification Review’ by Cedarville University (these students are notified of their selection by Cedarville’s financial aid office).
- Dependent Student PDF (Group V1) | Independent Student PDF (Group V1)
- Identity and Statement of Educational Purpose (Group V4)
- Dependent Student PDF (Group V5) | Independent Student PDF (Group V5)
Professional Judgement (Requests for Review)
Complete the appropriate form below pertaining to your family circumstance.
Reduction of Income / Excess Medical Expenses
Complete this form when reduction of income/benefits occur or when your out-of-pocket medical payments exceed 11% our your adjusted gross income.
2019–20 Special Circumstance Appeal Form - PDF
K-12 Tuition Paid Validation Form (TVF)
Complete this form when the parents have paid tuition for another sibling(s) to attend a private elementary, junior high/middle, or high school during the prior year.
2019–20 Form - PDF
Dependency Override Request
Complete this form if a student, classified as ‘Dependent’ for FAFSA/financial aid purposes, believes they have circumstances which might qualify them to be considered ‘Independent.’
2019–20 Form - Request for Independent Status