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  • Chamber Music Master Classes

    December 1, 2014, 7:00 pm
    Kulas Hall, Mixon Hall, Studios 113 and 225

    Juilliard String Quartet, guest artists
      Ronald Copes, violin
      Joseph Lin, violin
      Roger Tapping, viola
      Joel Krosnick, cello
     

  • Chamber Music Concert

    December 2, 2014, 7:30 pm
    Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights

    Juilliard String Quartet
      Ronald Copes, violin
      Joseph Lin, violin
      Roger Tapping, viola
      Joel Krosnick, cello
     

  • Percussion Ensemble Concert

    December 2, 2014, 8:00 pm
    Kulas Hall

    Percussion Ensemble
    Richard Weiner, director

Below are links to all the important forms you might need for Financial Aid at CIM. To see a list of related links and other online resources, please check out our links section below.


CIM Forms

Always keep a copy of ALL forms for your records before submitting to CIM.

  • 2014-5 CIM Financial Aid Information Guide - document that explains in detail the aid offered by CIM, policies, regulations and other general information.

  • Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) policy - details academic standards that are required to be eligibile for nearly all financial aid types.
  • Financial Aid Timeline for Applicants and Timeline for Returning Students - documents listing important dates for Financial Aid processing.
  • FAFSA online (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). Applicable to U.S. citizens and permanent residents (green card holders) only. This is required for ALL U.S./permanent resident applicants seeking any need-based aid (federal/state grants, work study, loans). For 2014-15 applicants, the priority due date is February 15, 2014. The returning student due date for the renewal FAFSA is March 1, 2014. CIM's School Code is 003031. It is not required for returning students who seek no federal aid in subsequent years of study (grants, loans & work study). Please use the 14-15 FAFSA on the Web worksheet to assist with your preparation for the FAFSA entries online. Do NOT send the worksheet to CIM. One to three business days after filing a FAFSA online, you should receive a Student Aid Report (SAR). Until you have reviewed the SAR, do NOT assume you successfully sent your FAFSA, regardless of the “confirmation” pop up message and immediate email, when you click “send.” The confirmation message simply confirms they received your data, not that it has been processed or that a valid FAFSA is now on file. Only the SAR indicates if you have a valid, completed FAFSA. The FAFSA is required each year a student seeks any federal student aid consideration and eligibility my fluctuate year to year.
  • CSS Profile - This is required of ALL applicants (both undergraduate and graduate and U.S and International) who seek any need-based financial aid. CIM's PROFILE code is 1124. For 2014-15 applicants, the priority due date is February 15, 2014. The PROFILE is not required for students returning in the same program.
  • Transfer Clearance Form - Required of any applicant who will NOT have completed their current program at another school before enrolling at CIM. Also required if you have previously deposited and signed an Intent to Enroll Form with another school, such as if you are wait-listed at CIM, and accepted another school's offer. This is required for ANY scholarship or aid award, whether the student seeks scholarship only or need-based consideration as well.
  • 14-15 Non Custodial Parent Statement - (applicants only) If your biological parents are not married, and your custodial parent is not remarried your must submit this form for any institutional need-based aid consideration. CIM adheres to the principle that both parents, regardless of current marital status, have the responsibility for providing support for their child’s education. For aid purposes, custodial parent is defined as: As of the date of your 14-15 FAFSA application, the parent you have lived with more in the past 12 months. If you have lived with both biological parents exactly the same amount of time, then the one who provided the most financial support over that time is considered the custodial parent, regardless of any court assigned custodial parent status. The custodial parent (and their spouse, if married) must submit their information on the FAFSA.
  • 14-15 Intent to Re-Enroll and Renewal Aid Form - Required of every returning student by February 1 each year.
  • I-20 Certification of Finances - Required of all international students when confirming their Intent to Enroll. This may not be submitted until after a student has been admitted and intends to confirm enrollment at CIM.
  • Work Study Contract - Required each year, as applicable, if awarded Work Study as part of student aid package.
  • Work Study Job Descriptions / Pay Rates - Descriptions and pay rates for work study jobs (new version attached effective 8/26/13).
  • Outside Scholarship Information Form - use separate form for each outside award - outside awards are always credited one half to each semester, like all other financial aid, regardless of the disbursement frequency from the source of the award.
  • studentloans.gov - This site is a one-stop shop for all Direct Loan information and processes, such as completing the Direct Loan Master Promissory Notes (MPN) for Stafford or PLUS Loans, completing Direct Loan Entrance Counseling for first time student borrowers and is where Direct PLUS Loan applications are done. The site is also a resource for current and prior students to access their loan borrowing history and is where Direct Loan Exit Counseling is completed, as is required when a borrower is no longer half time enrolled for any reason. See this info sheet for more information BEFORE completing these online processes: Information for all items relating to Federal Direct Loans (Stafford and PLUS).
  • Perkins Loan Master Promissory Note (MPN) - This form is required prior to the first disbursement of a Perkins Loan from CIM. If you had a Perkins Loan at a prior school, a new MPN is needed for CIM. Be sure to enter all student data on the top section of the form and sign and date at the bottom. CIM must receive the original document; faxes, scans, emails of this form are not accepted. Please use BLUE INK when filling out and signing this form.
  • Perkins Loan Entrance Counseling - This form is required prior to the first disbursement of a Perkins Loan from CIM. If you had a Perkins Loan at a prior school, you still need to submit this Entrance Counseling Form to CIM.
  • CIM Institutional Loan Promissory Note - Required if you have been awarded a CIM Institutional Loan and asked to complete by the CIM Financial Aid Office (international students only). CIM must receive the original document; faxes, scans, emails of this form are not accepted. Please use BLUE INK when filling out and signing this form.
  • Private Education Loan Applicant Self-Certification Form - Contact the CIM Financial Aid Office for the figures to report in Section 2 of this form prior to sending the form to the private lender you choose. For the 2013-14 year, the Period of Enrollment Dates to be used for an annual loan are 8/26/13 to 5/8/14 (the first day of classes and the last day of finals).
  • Verification Forms (only complete if asked to do so by CIM Financial Aid Office as noted on the student NetPartner "documents" screen):
    • Verification Policies sheet - details on the process of completing either the Dependent Student verification form or the Independent Student verification form.

    • Verification Form - STUDENT - required of any student selected for Verification. If applicable, this form will be listed on the NetPartner "documents" list.
    • Verification Form - PARENT - required of any dependent student (generally all undergraduates) selected for Verification in addition to the Verification Form - STUDENT. If applicable, this form will be listed on the NetPartner "documents" list.
  • Tuition Sponsorship Agreement Form - Used to help sponsors support a CIM student who has demonstrated financial need.
  • FERPA Release Form Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) - All students must document their FERPA Release consent intentions as part of the online process to confirm their Intent to Enroll. You may grant a FERPA release consent to anyone or no one. This form is needed only if a student wishes to change previously submitted consent. Current and newly confirmed students must give written consent to CIM before CIM is permitted to discuss any student-specific information to a parent, spouse or any other person about student-specific information (such as tuition balance due, financial aid, grades, etc.). FERPA is not applicable to applicants, only actual students. For more information on the FERPA law, click here.

Non-Degree Program Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

Click the links below to review the Gainful Employment Disclosure forms for CIM's non-degree programs:


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Financial Aid: Links

Below are links to online Financial Aid resources. To see a list of related forms, please check out our forms section above.

Links & Online Resources


Need more help?

Check out the forms above for important reference materials, or see our FAQs page for answers to commonly-asked questions.