Frequently Asked Questions Videos​​​​

Navigating through the financial aid process for the first time can be confusing and intimidating. To help make the process a little easier, here are a series of short videos that explains the entire spectrum of the process. The Financial Aid Office is here to help you every step of the way. Please call us at 419-434-4791 if you have any questions.

Overview of the Financial Aid Process

Finding the FAFSA Online

Correctly Signing & Submitting the FAFSA 

Ordering an IRS Tax Transcript

Viewing Needed Financial Aid Documents at Findlay

Accepting/Declining Awards Through MyFindlay

Finding the Independent Verification Worksheet on UF's Website

Finding the Dependent Verification Worksheet on UF's Website

Viewing the Financial Aid Award Information on UF's Website

Finding the Parent Plus Loan Application

Finding the Graduate Plus Loan Application

Private Education Loans at UF

Finding the Master Promissory Note

Getting to the Enrollment Plan on UF's Website

Understanding Your Independent Verification Worksheet


Filing a Perkins Loan


 The following show videos answer some of the most common questions about various loans available to students and their parents and the paperwork needed during the financial aid process.

What is a Pell Grant?

Understanding Your Dependent Verification Worksheet

What is a Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant?

What is the Ohio College Opportunity Grant?

What is a Direct Unsubsidized Loan?

What is a Direct Parent Plus Loan?

What is a Direct Graduate Plus Loan?

What is a Private Educational Loan?

What is a Master Promissory Note?

What is Entrance Counseling?

What is Exit Counseling?

What Are Special Circumstances?

What is Verification?

Five Steps for Veterans

Printing or Ordering IRS Tax Transcripts