To receive the EOF grant at Rutgers, all first time EOF grant recipients must submit proof of income and assets to the Rutgers Office of Financial Aid to confirm their eligibility. Monitor your email frequently for ongoing notifications or requests.

Failure to complete EOF Confirmation before June 1 will result in the loss of EOF Admissions offer.

Start with the Information Video: Coming Soon!

5 Steps to EOF Confirmation

Step 1: Students must activate their Rutgers NETID, login to their my.rutgers.edu account to upload all items.

A parent of dependent students must follow these steps to grant this parent authorization to the myGuest Dashboard. Then, choose the Custodial permission level under the Financial Aid Records section. This will allow parents to create a CommunityID & sign documents electronically to complete your Asset & Verification Forms. For instructions on how to create a CommunityID, click HERE.

Step 2: All First-Year Students must register & attend ONE SAS EOF Mandatory Confirmation Workshop.  Absence Letters provided 24 hours after date.

 Dates/Times: Coming Soon!  Location: Coming Soon!

Parking Instructions: You must use Lots 20 and College Ave Deck. Guests must register using the link to park for the event.  Until this process is completed their vehicles are not registered and your guests may receive a citation. Use the following link:

What To Bring:

  • Complete Step 3 & 4
  • This is a computer lab. One parent/guest is permitted.
  • The completed FAFSA Student Aid Report or NJAFAA Report
  • Copy of Parent and/or Student Filed 1040 Tax Returns for 2022
  • Create an account & download the 2022 IRS Forms for parent & student, see Step 5

Click Here To Register

Use the link you receive in your email to select your workshop date!

Forms you may need.

Download and edit the form, then submit to your portal: 

  • No Social Security/Medicaid Received Statement
  • Non-Filing Personal statement for Dependent Students
  • If you are having difficulty submitting the Verification Dependent Worksheet in the online system, complete the paper form and email it to Ms. James at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • Links Coming Soon!  
    • Verification Dependent Worksheet-if student filed taxes in 2022
    • Verification Dependent Worksheet-if student did not file taxes in 2022

 

Step 3: Complete your financial aid application:

Step 4: Create an account, login to HESAA/NJFAMS “To Do List” and Upload requested forms.

Questions? HESAA Customer Care:
609-584-4480 (English and Español)
800-792-8670 (English and Español)

How to Upload to HESAA

Need Help? Register & attend a Virtual HESAA Workshop

 

Step 5: Request the IRS 2022 Forms

The signed 1040s Federal Tax Returns are unacceptable forms of proof for this process. Follow the steps below to get the form.

Video Tutorial: https://youtu.be/QslQWP8wQiY

Student and/or Parent Filed 2022 Taxes? Get an IRS Tax Return Transcript

DOWNLOAD: Visit irs.gov, select “Get Your Tax Record” and then “Get Transcript Online” or “Get a Tax Transcript by Mail.” Select the requested tax year & " Tax Return Transcript". Read the frequently asked questions.

  • Please note: Individuals who do not have a Social Security number but an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number will not be able to request the IRS forms via the website. Use the mail order option instead.

If you can not obtain it online:

IN PERSON APPOINTMENT with the IRS & Bring the completed IRS Form 4506-T to the nearest IRS office This is the only way to guarantee you receive the IRS forms. NOTIFY EOF COUNSELOR OF IRS APPOINTMENT, DATE & TIME

BY FAX: Complete the IRS Form 4506-T, and check box 6a to request a return transcript, year: 12.31.2022. Fax to 855-821-0094 (may take 5-10 business days).

  • If student or parent worked, W-2 forms will be required. If W-2 forms are lost, request the IRS Wage & Income Statement, check box 8 on the IRS Form 4506-T
  • SAVE ALL FAX CONFIRMATION PAGES & ORIGINAL SIGNED 4506T for your records as they may be requested.

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Independent Student and/or Parent Did Not File 2022 Taxes? Get an IRS Verification of Non-Filing Letter

DOWNLOAD: *** If a student/parent has never filed taxes, download may not be a optionVisit irs.gov, select “Get Your Tax Record” and then “Get Transcript Online” or “Get a Tax Transcript by Mail.” Select the requested tax year & " Tax Return Transcript". Read the frequently asked questions.

  • Please note: Individuals who do not have a Social Security number but an Individual Taxpayer Identification Number will not be able to request the IRS forms via the website. Use the mail order option instead.

If you can not obtain it online:

IN PERSON APPOINTMENT with the IRS & Bring the completed IRS Form 4506-T to the nearest IRS office This is the only way to guarantee you receive the IRS forms. NOTIFY EOF COUNSELOR OF IRS APPOINTMENT, DATE & TIME

FAX: Complete the IRS Form 4506-T and check box 7 to request a verification of non-filing letter, for tax year 12.31.2022,  then fax to 855-821-0094.

  • If student or parent worked, W-2 forms will be required. If W-2 forms are lost, request the IRS Wage & Income Statement, check box 8 on the IRS Form 4506-T
  • SAVE ALL FAX CONFIRMATION PAGES & ORIGINAL SIGNED 4506T for your records as they may be requested.

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Form 4506 T Rev


If your family received any income in the list below, you may be required to upload document proof by RU or HESAA. Begin collecting these items now so they are ready to upload when requested. *Do not upload documents that are not requested.

Common Forms Requested

How to get the Forms

 
     
Amended Tax Returns Visit your Tax Accountant to have the form prepared Submit the signed 1040X Tax Return or order the IRS Account Transcript 
Unemployment Insurance benefits-1099G Form Department of Labor and Workforce Development.  Sample

W-2 Forms or IRS Wage and Income Statement

Order from IRS.GOV or Contact Previous Employers 

Sample W-2

Sample Wage & Income

Proof of Citizenship for U.S. Citizens *Must be signed

U.S. Passport or Green Card (Front & Back Copies)  

Sample

More

Yearly Supplemental Social Security Statements (SSI) Benefit Letter, Security Benefits (SSI), Social Security Benefits SSA-1099 Letter, Pension, Disability, or Veteran Benefits statements.

Must list totals received from January to December of the year

Contact your local Social Security Office to get your pension, disability, or veteran benefits statements

Order Online

None Received Statement

Sample SSI Letter

Sample SSA-1099

Yearly Totals of Public Assistance Statements] (Welfare, Temporary Assistance Needy Families (TANF), WIC, or Housing Assistance)  No monthly statements
Contact your local Department of Human Services to get your public assistance statements 
Computer print out of history of benefits for the year from the department
 Property Tax Assessment Form County Tax Assessor's Office Sample
Schedules 1, 2, 3, C, E, etc. See the 1040 Federal Individual Tax Returns,each Schedule is labeled in upper left hand corner  

 

 Helpful Tips

  • Read carefully and answered all questions completely.
  • Answer N/A or "0" Leave nothing blank.
  • Faxing access is available at all SAS EOF offices & during the SAS EOF Confirmation Workshops
  • Need help? Contact your assigned EOF Counselor or Visit your closest RU One Stop Location
  • Missing pages or incomplete or illegible information will delay your status. Copy double sided pages carefully.
  • Issues uploading to Rutgers? Use Firefox or Chrome
  • JPG, PNG or PDF Files are preferred
  • Check your account & email regularly. New documents may be requested at any time
  • Rutgers Financial Aid may take up to 2 weeks to review your documents.
  • If you are asked to submit the same document to HESAA & RU Financial Aid, it must be submitted in BOTH parties.