Cost of Attendance Increase Requests

Eligibility for financial aid is based on the standard estimated Cost of Attendance (COA) established each year by Student Financial Services. The following circumstances may allow you to request an increase to your COA which may result in a change to your Federal financial aid eligibility. 

 

One-Time Computer Expense

To request an adjustment to your cost of attendance due to the purchase of a computer (maximum is $3,000) please complete the One-Time Computer Expense Request Form located in the Forms directory for the applicable academic year.

 

Excessive Medical/Dental Expenses and/or Child Care

Your cost of attendance may be increased if you have experienced and can demonstrate excessive medical, dental, and/or child care expenses. Contact Student Financial Services at (434) 982-6000 to request an appeal form.

 

Travel/Conference Fees

Your cost of attendance may be increased if to account for specific travel and/or conference fees.  Contact Student Financial Services at (434) 982-6000 to request an appeal form.