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Check Status Of Requirements 24/7 Online!

No need to wait on the phone or in line to see the status of your aid! Follow the instructions below to see which outstanding requirements are required and if it has been processed.

  • Login to myPellissippi (opens in new tab/window).
  • Click on the "Financial Aid" tab.
  • Click on "Your Requirements."
  • Click the appropriate aid year.
  • Click on the document name to load the required document.

Requirement: IRS Data Retrieval Tool or Tax Transcript with W2s


Option #1 (Recommended): Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool in your FAFSA

(NOTE: For help with the IRS Data Retrieval Tool, please call FAFSA at 1-800-4FED-AID (1-800-433-3243). TTY line: 1-800-730-8913)


Option #2: Print a Tax Return Transcript AND Wage Transcript Instantly ONLINE (Recommended if Data Retrieval Tool does not work)

(NOTE: For help with this, please call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 [Monday-Friday])

Go to www.irs.gov/Individuals/Get-Transcript and click on "Get Transcript ONLINE." Once logged in, print a Tax Transcript and Wage Transcript. Return this to the financial aid office as soon as possible.


Option #3: Order a Tax Return Transcript AND Wage Transcript by PHONE (Takes 5-7 Business Days To Receive)

Call toll-free 1-800-908-9946 and request a TAX RETURN transcript and WAGE transcript. These will arrive via postal mail. Once received, return the transcripts to the financial aid office as soon as possible.


Option #4: Order a Tax Return Transcript AND Wage Transcript by POSTAL MAIL (Takes Several Business Days To Receive)

(NOTE: For help with this, please call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 [Monday-Friday])

Print IRS Form 4506-T, mail to the appropriate address listed on the form. Be sure to check "Return Transcript" and "Form W-2, Form 1099 series, Form 1098 series, or Form 5498 series transcript." These will arrive via postal mail. Once received, return the transcripts to the financial aid office as soon as possible.


Identity Theft

Tax filers who are not able to request an IRS Tax Return Transcript due to identity theft, will need to complete the following:

  • Call a special IRS number (1-800-908-4490).
  • Upon verification of identity, the tax filer can request the IRS provide a paper copy of an alternative document unique to identity theft issues (Tax Return Data Base View)
  • The Tax Return Data Base View is an official transcript that can be submitted to PSCC to meet verification requirements

Information About Verification

Students are selected for verification by the Department of Education. Institutions must verify the information provided by the student/spouse and/or parents before an award can be offered to the student. Pellissippi State students who are selected for verification may check for their required verification documents through myPellissippi (instructions above). It is very important to turn in all required documents to the Financial Aid office as soon as possible. Delays in response or submission of incomplete verification documentation will delay the offer of a student financial aid award package.

Students who are eligible for Tennessee Educational Lottery Scholarships may be flagged for verification even if they qualify for no other aid. Verification must be completed before an award can be offered to the student by Pellissippi State.

Please contact the Pellissippi State Financial Aid Office if you have questions or if you are unsure if you have been selected for verification. Staff are available to assist students with any questions or concerns regarding their eligibility.


Verification Documents

  • All Verification Forms are now accessible by logging into myPellissippi, clicking on the "Financial Aid" tab, then "Your Requirements."