2013-14 Financial Aid Notices

Financial Aid Notifications

The deadline to turn in documents for your 2013-2014 financial aid file is September 8, 2014.

How do I use this page?

This page provides a list of codes (i.e. AON13, IVL13, HCV13, etc.) outlined in the Financial Aid Notification you received from the Financial Aid Office. 

Step 1: Refer to your notification, find your code(s) and click on the code(s) below that match those in your notification. 
Step 2:  Read and follow the directions provided in order to provide required information for your financial aid file.

If you should lose this message, you can still access what you need to know in your MyOTC account online at http://www.otc.edu/:

  1. Click on Connect MyOTC and login
  2. Click on Access OTC tab at the top
  3. Click on Notifications under Financial Aid heading

If you should have questions or difficulties, please contact us at any of the college campus sites,  by email at financialaid@otc.edu or phone 417.447.6900.

- IRS Data and the Government Shutdown

Since all federal agencies are impacted by the government shutdown, it is unclear to what extent the IRS Data Retrieval Tool or students' ability to request tax transcripts will be affected. The shutdown is indefinite and will continue until Congress passes a budget bill authorizing spending for FY 2014.

ADAA13 - Anti-Drug Abuse Act

The Department of Education cannot process your FAFSA because of issues related to the Anti-Drug Abuse Act of 1988.  To address these issues, you must contact the Department of Education by telephone at 202-377-3889.

AON13 - Aid Overaward Notice

Your FAFSA results indicate you have a previous overpayment of student aid from the Federal Pell Grant, Federal Stafford Student Loan Program, Federal SEOG or Federal Perkins Loan Programs.   

To resolve your Federal overpayment, call the U.S. Department of Education at 1-800-621-3115, or write to the U.S. Department of Education, P.O. Box 5609, Greenville, Texas 75403-5609.

You may visit the NSLD website to review your overaward payment by clicking here.

 

AST13 - FAFSA Asset Information

You must provide asset information for you, items 40-42 and your parent's items 88-90 if you were required to put your parents on the FAFSA. 

BAD13 - SAP ISSUE/AID DENIED

The College is unable to award financial aid at this time because our records show you have not met OTC Financial Aid Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) standards. For Financial Aid Appeal information click here.  If you have submitted an appeal for the current term, please review your OTC email periodically, as this is how you will be notified of your appeal decision.  This notification will contine to display until a decision has been reached.  View the Financial Aid SAP Policy for further information by clicking here

BDFXX - Bachelor Degree REC'D

On the FAFSA, you reported you have completed a Bachelor's degree. Therefore, you are ineligible for the Federal Pell grant.  If you completed this item on the FAFSA in error, you may update your FAFSA online. If you have completed a Bachelor's Degree and desire to receive student aid click here for Financial Aid Appeal Information. 

BNK13 - Active Bankruptcy Status

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) indicates you have one or more student loans in an active bankruptcy status. To resolve your bankruptcy status email financialaid@otc.edu with the subject line BANKRUPTCY STATUS REVIEW - OTC ID#.  You may visit the NSLDS website to review your loans by clicking here.

CAD13 - Currently Active Duty

Provide documentation you are on active duty for other than state or training purposes. 

COC13 - Citizenship Issue

The Department of Homeland Security(DHS) and/or Social Security Administration (SSA) were unable to confirm your eligible noncitizen status or U.S. Citizenship.  You must submit an acceptable document to one of OTC's locations which confimrs you are an eligible noncitizen or a U.S. Citizen.    For a list of acceptable documents click here.

CSI13 - Cash, Savings and Investment Form

Print the document by clicking here.  If you don't have a printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

CSP13 - Child Support Paid

Print the document by clicking here.  If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

DFMR13 - Dep Family Member Request

Review the number of family members you have reported in Item 72 on the FAFSA by clicking here and either confirm your answer by re-entering it or make the necessary correction.

DIR13 - Dependent Income Review

You reported your parents would not file an income tax return, but the amount you reported for your parents' income appears to be over the minimum amount required to file a tax return.  Please review Items 79, 86, and 87 on the FAFSA by clicking here and make the necessary corrections.

DSDRXX - Dependency Status Documents

Based upon your response on the FAFSA, you answered yes to one or more of the following conditions:

  • Are both your parents deceased or were you in foster care or ward of the court since you turned age 13?
  • You are an emancipated minor as determined by a court in your state of legal residence.
  • You are in legal guardianship as determined by a court in your state of legal residence. 

OTC's Financial Aid Office requires a legal court document validating your status. 

DSTN13 - Dependent Student IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

DSW213 - Dependent Student Income Information Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.    If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

DVL13 - Dependent Verification Request

Your 2013-2014 FAFSA has been selected for Verification.  To verify, your FAFSA, OTC will compare information from your FAFSA with the documents you are required to submit. 
If there are differences between your FAFSA information and the documents you submit, the necessary corrections wil be made by our office in order to ensure you are receiving the correct types and amounts of federal student financial aid.   You have been classified as a dependent student based upon how you completed your FAFSA.
What you should do:
  • Collect the documents requested below for you and your spouse, if married
  • If required, complete and sign any requested worksheets
  • Include your OTC student ID# and name on each page
  • Submit to OTC as soon as possible, so that your financial aid processing can resume
  • Only submit the documents requested

Verification items required are listed below:

HCV13 - Household and College Verification

The document can be accessed in PDF format by clicking here.  If you don't have access to a personal printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

HMLS13 - Homeless Status Document

On the FAFSA, you answered yes to 'you were determined as an accompanied youth who was homeless or were self-supporting and at risk of being homeless on or after July 1, 2012.'  Submit the documentation from the agency which was your point of contact for your situation: 

  • Your high school or school district homeless liaison.
  • The director of an emergency shelter of transitional housing program funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. 
  • The director of a runaway or homeless youth basic center or transitional living program. 

HSCS13 - High School Completion Status

The College does not have an official high school transcript or GED on file for you.  In order to be eligible for Federal Student aid, you must have completed a high school diploma or GED.  If you have completed this requirement, send your final GED scores or have your high school send your official transcript to the OTC Admissions Office.  If you have questions, please contact the Admissions office in person at any of the college's locations, phone at 417.447.6900 or via email to admissions@otc.edu

 

HSGXX - High School/GED transcript missing

The College does not have an official high school transcript or GED on file for you.  In order to be eligible for Federal Student Aid, you must have completed a high school diploma or GED.  If you have completed this requirement, send your final GED scores or have your high school send your official transcript to the OTC Admissions Office.  If you have questions, please contact the Admissions office in person at any of the college's locations, phone at 417.447.6900 or via email to admissions@otc.edu.

IDW13 - Illegal Drug Worksheet

You are not eligible for federal financial aid based on your response to question 23 regarding a drug conviction.  You reported you had a drug-related conviction, or you do not know if your conviction(s) affect your eligibility.  However, you may still be eligible to receive state, school, or other non-federal student aid.  If you have answered this question incorrectly, you must correct Item 23 on the FAFSA by clicking here.  You can also correct this item or get help with this question by calling 1-800-4-FED-AID (1-800-433-3243).

IEP13 - Identity/Educational Purpose

The student must appear in person at OTC to verify his or her identity by presenting a valid government-issued photo identification, such as, a driver's license, other state-issued ID, or passport.  In addition, the student must sign, in the presence of the OTC official the Statement of Education Purpose form. 

IFMR13 - Independent Family Member Review

Review the number of family members you have reported for Item 93 on your FAFSA by clicking here and either confirm your answer by re-entering it or make the necessary correction.

IIR13 - Independent Income Review

You reported you wil not file an income tax retrurn, but the amount you reported for you, and if married, your spouse's income appears to be over the minimum amount required to file a tax return.  Please review Items 32, 38, and 39 on your FAFSA by clicking here and make the necessary corrections.

IMTN13 - Independent Married Student IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

 OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

IMW213 - Independent Married Student Income Information Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.    If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

IPI13 - Incorrect Parent Information

An issue with your parent's name, date of birth, marital status or Social Security number was reported on your FAFSA.  Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) comments and make the necessary corrections by clicking here.

ISR13 - 2013-2014 FAFSA Received at OTC

2013-2014 FAFSA has been received at OTC and is used for the fall 2013, spring 2014, and the summer 2014 semesters.  If additional worksheets or documents are required, you will see that information when you log onto your MyOTC or click on the "Financial Aid Notifications" link through your Access tab.

ISTN13 - Independent Not Married Student IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

ISW213 - Independent Not Married Income Information Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.  If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

IVL13 - Independent Verification Request

Your 2013-2014 FAFSA has been selected for Verification.  To verify, your FAFSA, OTC will compare information from your FAFSA with the documents you are required to submit. 
If there are differences between your FAFSA information and the documents you submit, the necessary corrections wil be made by our office in order to ensure you are receiving the correct types and amounts of federal student financial aid.  You have been classified as an independent student based upon how you completed your FAFSA.
What you should do:
  • Collect the documents requested below for you and your spouse, if married
  • If required, complete and sign any requested worksheets
  • Include your OTC student ID# and name on each page
  • Submit to OTC as soon as possible, so that your financial aid processing can resume
  • Only submit the documents requested

Verification items required are listed below:

NDS13 - Non-Degree Seeking

Records at OTC indicate you are not seeking a degree or certificate.  You may declare a degree or certificate in person or by completing the Program Update/Change form and submitting it to the college. Click here to go to the form. 

PAE13 - Potential A+ Elig/transcript

Your A+ High School transcript is not on file.  Please contact the Missouri high school you graduated from and request the official A+ designated transcript be sent to the OTC Admissions Office.

If you graduated from high school before 2006, did not graduate from a Missouri high school or you are otherwise not an A+ Program student, please email financialaid@otc.edu with NOT A+ and OTC ID# in the subject line to update your records. 

PAF13 - Potential Aid Fraud

The Department of Education indicated you have one or more student loans which may have been obtained fraudulently.  Therefore, you are not eligible to receive any federal student aid until this issue is resolved.  You may contact the Federal Student Aid Center at 1.800.4FED.AID (1.800.433.3243) for assistance. 

PFP13 - Failed Academic Plan

You didn't meet the requirements of your academic plan from your financial aid appeal.  Therefore, you are not eligible for Federal Student Aid at OTC.  More information is available online regarding the college's Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy for Federal Student Aid

PMTN13 - Dependent Married Parents IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

PMW213 - Dependent Married Parents Income Information Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.  If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

PSM13 - Parent Signature Missing

Your parent did not sign your FAFSA or corrections submitted.  You must have at least one parent sign your FAFSA using their parent FAFSA PIN #.  Click here to go to the FAFSA on the Web to sign the FAFSA. 

PSTN13 - Dependent Not Married Parent IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

PSW213 - Dependent Not Married Parent Income Information Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.  If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

PUI13 - Parent Untaxed Income

You must provide your parent(s)' income information on the FAFSA.  Please update items 83 through 87 and 92a through 92i on the FAFSA by clicking here.

RFS13 - Received Food Stamps

Submit written confirmation clearly showing you received food stamp benefits in either 2011 or 2012.  The confirmation must clearly show the benefits were received during 2011 or 2012.  If you received Missouri benefits, for example, you may turn in your Action Notice which has the months you received benefits or contact the agency counselor assigned to your benefits and request written confirmation.  If you didn't receive food stamp benefits in 2011 or 2012 please click here and complete the form. 

SDI13 - Incorrect Student Information

 An issue with your name, date of birth (DOB), marital status, or Social Security number (SSN) was reported on your FAFSA.  Please review your Student Aid Report (SAR) comments at FAFSA on the Web by clicking here to make necessary corrections. 

SLD13 - Student Loan Discharge

The National Student Loan Data System (NSLDS) indicates that one or more of your federal student loans have been discharged.  If you don't plan to receive a student loan, please disregard this message.  If you would like to receive student loans, you must complete the Student Loan Discharge form before you can receive additional federal student loans.  The document can be accessed in PDF format by clicking here.  If you don't have access to a personal printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs.  You may visit the NSLDS website to review your loans by clicking here.

SLF13 - Student Loan Default

You are currently in DEFAULT on a federal student loan.  You are not eligible to receive any federal student aid until you resolve any loan default(s).  You may visit the NSLDS website to review your loans and determine what loans are in default by clicking here.  To resolve your defaulted federal student loan(s) contact the school associated with the loan or call the Federal Student Aid Center for assistance at 1.800.4FED.AID (1.800.433.3243).

SPI13 - Skipped Parent Information on the FAFSA

You did not report information about your parents on your FAFSA.  You also indicated you have a circumstance which requires you to follow-up with your Financial Aid Administrator before your eligibility for federal student aid can be determined.  Please contact Student Services in person, by phone at 417-447-6900, or email financialaid@otc.edu and include in the subject line SKIPPED PARENT INFO ON FAFSA.

SSE13 - Selective Service Exemption

The FAFSA could not send your name to Selective Service as you requested because either you didn't sign the FAFSA or you are male and under 18 years of age. 

Email financialaid@otc.edu with the subject line SELECTIVE SERVICE UNDER18 - OTC ID# for assistance. 

 

SSM13 - Student Signature Missing on FAFSA

  • According to the FAFSA results received, you did not sign your FAFSA or any corrections submitted.

You must sign your FAFSA using your FAFSA PIN# online at  (http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/) or by signing the paper Student Aid Report (SAR). If you require assistance, please contact the Federal Student Aid Center at 1.800.4FEDAID (1.800.433.3243).

SSR13 - Selective Service Issue

The Selective Service has reported that you have not registered with them.  If you were born before 1960, registration is not required. You must complete one of the following steps to update your FAFSA or financial aid file: 

  • If you are female, update Item 21 on your FAFSA to "Female" and submit the updated FAFSA.
  • If you are male, submit a copy of your Selective Service registration. 
  • If you have served in the military and have a DD214(military separation form), submit a copy of the DD214 to the Financial Aid Office

If you believe you are exempt, click here for a link to our website for more information.

SUI13 - Student Untaxed Income

You must provide your income and spouse(if married) information in items 35 through 39 and 44a through 44j on your FAFSA by clicking here.

TVI13 - Tax and Income Inconsistency

  • The amount reported for income tax is equal to or greater than the amount reported for teh adjusted gross income.
  • Student, review items 35 and 36 on the FAFSA and make the necessary corrections. 
  • Parent, if required on the FAFSA, review items 83 and 84 on the FAFSA and make the necessary corrections.
  • To make corrections to your FAFSA, click here.

VASXX - VA Status Issue

The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) could not confirm you are or will be a qualifying veteran for the purpose of receiving federal student aid.  If you believe you are or will be a qualifying veteran, provide a copy of your DD214(military separation form).

If you are not and will not be a veteran, you must change the answer to Item 50 from "Yes" to "No" and if required provide parental information, including the signature (PIN) of at least one of your parents.  You may correct your FAFSA online by clicking here.

XTN13 - Spouse IRS Tool or 2012 Transcript

OTC needs to verify your income; to determine the best way to submit the required income information click here

XW213 - Spouse Income Form and 2012 W-2 Forms

Print the document by clicking here.  Copy only one W-2 per page.  If you don't have access to a printer, forms may be downloaded and printed on-campus at any of the student computer kiosks or computer labs. 

Send information to Financial Aid

  •  Fax to:     417-447-6938
  •  Email to:  financialaid@otc.edu
  •  Mail to:   Ozarks Technical Community College
                    Attn: Financial Aid
                    1001 E Chestnut Expressway
                    Springfield, MO 65802-3625
  •  Drop off at any campus' student services
      
    *Write your ID # on all documents.