SFS Document Policy
Documentation submitted to Student Financial Services (SFS) via drop-off, mail, fax, or electronic submission becomes the property of SFS upon submittal. Students and families are advised to maintain a copy of ALL documents submitted for their own records.
Students and families are encouraged to utilize the electronic document submission
option when submitting documentation. Copy machines are not
available in the SFS office. Students can use Columbia Cash
to make copies at the Xerox Document Center (located at 619 S Wabash) before submitting to SFS.
All documents submitted to SFS will become SFS property and will not be released or copied in accordance with FERPA regulations. Documentation that is submitted without prior request and/or is deemed unnecessary in determining student aid eligibility will be destroyed by SFS after a period of 10 business days.