Appeal Instructions for FAFSA filers

The UC Davis Submission Tool allows you to submit documents electronically directly to the UC Davis Financial Aid Office.

Please review the following before continuing to the Submission Tool:

1. You will need to register with your student information before requesting an appeal. Once you are logged on, you may request an appeal by selecting the "+ - Request" button.

request an appeal

2. When requesting an appeal, please specify the term, and SAP standard(s), you are appealing. Please note, this is not your statement.

SAP appeal instructions

3. Once you have submitted the request, you will see the documents needed before completing the appeal submission process. Please note, the Third Party Documentation you will be required to upload refers to any supporting document for your appeal (i.e. Financial Aid Grad Plan, additional statements, etc.).  If the Financial Aid and Scholarships Office requests additional documentation, it will also be labeled as "Third Party Documentation".

SAP appeal instructions

4. Once all appeal documents are uploaded, click the "Submit" button, then the "Finish" button.  

If you have additional documents that need to be added to your appeal, after it has been submitted, you  will need to submit them via Contact an Expert

To request an appeal, continue to the Submission Tool.