Verification is the process of checking the accuracy of the information supplied by students when they apply for federal aid through the FAFSA. You will need the following forms for verification:

2015-2016 Verification Forms & Documents

We will use these documents to check the accuracy of your information against your Student Aid Report (FAFSA). We will notify you if corrections need to be made or if we need additional information. If corrections do not need to be made, we will continue the process of awarding financial aid to you.

Please mail, fax or email these documents to our office at:

Welch College
Financial Aid Office
PO Box 479
Gallatin, TN 37066

FAX: 615-296-0400 | Email: Financial Aid

Important:The Department of Education has instituted some changes to the verification process for the 2014-2015 academic award year. Students and/or parents can no longer submit a signed copy of their 1040, 1040A or 1040EZ tax return. When completing the FAFSA, you are given the option to have this data retrieved directly from the IRS . If you chose not to use this tool or cannot for other reasons, you will need to print a tax return transcript from the IRS by going to