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Appeal Forms

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Special Circumstance Appeal Form

Appeal your financial aid due to a substantial change in income, expenses or circumstances by selecting the appropriate appeal type in our online special circumstance form. You must submit all required documentation before we are able to review your appeal.

Only use this form to submit an appeal for Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Spring 2024 or Summer 2024.  Click here to access the online form using your BlueKey login.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) Appeals

If you have extenuating circumstances that prevented you from meeting the minimum SAP requirements, you may appeal for the reinstatement of your financial aid eligibility.

By the deadline established in this SAP FAQ, complete a SAP appeal in Campus Connect.

Only readmitted students, who were not meeting SAP prior to their absence, can appeal by submitting an online Satisfactory Academic Progress Appeal for Returning Students Form.  Click here to access the online form using your BlueKey login.

Cost of Attendance Appeal

Request an adjustment of your cost of attendance by submitting the appeal form and all requested documentation to support your request.

Only submit this form if you are appealing for Fall 2023, Winter 2024, Spring 2024 and Summer 2024. If you would like to submit a special circumstance appeal, see the section above for those appeals.

Click here to access the online form using your BlueKey login.

Financial Aid Reinstatement Forms

Request the reinstatement of your financial aid if you declined or accepted a reduced amount of an offer, are returning after a Leave of Absence and your aid offers were canceled or did not meet the reinstatement requirements of your admission-based scholarship.

Click here to request the reinstatement of cancelled 2023-2024 financial aid or declined Federal Direct Student Loans.  Use your BlueKey to login.

This form cannot be used to apply for summer 2024 financial aid or for Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) appeals.

First, please log into DePaul Scholarship Connect using your DePaul BlueKey credentials. Then, click here to request a reinstatement of your undergraduate academic scholarship for the 2024 aid year in Scholarship Connect. If you are already logged in, you can also search for the appeal form by going to Opportunities>Ours and typing DePaul Academic Scholarship Reinstatement Appeal into the search field.

You will be required to submit a General Application and sign a Consent Statement before completing the appeal, if you have not done so for the academic year already.

If you have any questions, please email