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2019-20 Undergraduate Budget Adjustment Form

Your total student budget is a nine-month estimate of costs typically incurred by all students. This estimate includes direct costs (such as tuition and fees) and indirect costs (such as personal expenses and transportation expenses). Budget parameters are determined by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and by the Office of Financial Aid.

After submitting this form, a Financial Aid Advisor will review and process your request. Once complete, an email will be sent to your DU address. Please allow up to 2 weeks for processing. If you are applying for additional loan funds, allow more time for certification and disbursement.

Adjustments can be made for the reasons listed below. An offer of additional aid is not guaranteed. Funds, if available, will be the in the form of a student loan. Choose only those options that apply to you.

If you need to make adjustments to your budget because of changes in enrollment, please submit the Enrollment Adjustment form.

Student Information:
Reason for Budget Adjustment
Room Charges
Room Charges
Health Insurance
Health Insurance
Computer Expense
Computer Expense
A budget adjustment can be made for the purchase of a computer one time during a student's enrollment in an undergraduate program at DU. The computer budget parameter is established by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and is based on web-published costs.
Additional Documentation Required: A receipt showing the cost of the computer you purchased must be submitted before we can process this request. We cannot accept an advertisement or estimate. Please send this via email to [email protected] or upload it through PioneerWeb.
Additional Fees and Expenses
Books and Supplies
Additional Documentation Required: Please submit a copy of an invoice that lists your additional fees and/or expenses. These can include special course fees, Learning Effectiveness Program fees, computer software, or supplies needed for educational purposes. Please send this via email to [email protected] or upload it through PioneerWeb.
Childcare
Childcare

The childcare budget parameter is established by the Colorado Department of Higher Education and is based on a range of the actual cost of care per child, per month in the state of Colorado.

Care time is determined by class time, study time, field work, internships, and commuting time for the student. The maximum care time is 15 hours per week per class while the student is enrolled. Amount approved for expenses cannot exceed $1,246 per child, per month.

Please note: A Financial Aid Advisor will contact the childcare provider to confirm enrollment/attendance. We reserve the right to request proof of payment for childcare services at any time during the academic year in which a childcare adjustment has been approved.

Additional Documentation Required: You must submit documentation demonstrating the amount of childcare for each child per month before this request can be processed. Acceptable types of documentation include receipts, enrollment agreements, copies of cancelled checks, and/or a detailed written statement from a provider that includes contact information and dates of enrollment/care. Please send this via email to [email protected] or upload it through PioneerWeb.
Childcare Information

By submitting this form, you permit the DU Office of Financial Aid to reduce or increase your student budget, thus changing your financial aid eligibility. You understand that the Office of Financial Aid will verify all increases; if we find any requests to be false, your budget and financial aid will be re-adjusted, and funds may have to be returned that you received inadvertently.

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