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Parent Dislocated Worker

If you have this item in your To Do list on My ASU, you have reported on the FAFSA that your parent is a dislocated worker or a displaced homemaker.

Important Note: This item does not hold the awarding or disbursement of financial aid and is only placed on your To Do list to inform you of the option of reporting a decrease of income. If you do not wish to report a decrease of income, please notify Student Financial Assistance at the Tempe campus in writing so this item can be removed from your To Do list.

In general, a person may considered a dislocated worker if he or she:

  • is receiving unemployment benefits due to being laid off or losing a job and is unlikely to return to a previous occupation;
  • has been laid off or received a lay-off notice from a job;
  • was self-employed but is now unemployed due to economic conditions or natural disaster; or
  • is a displaced homemaker. A displaced homemaker is generally a person who previously provided unpaid services to the family (e.g., a stay-at-home mom or dad), is no longer supported by the husband or wife, is unemployed or underemployed, and is having trouble finding or upgrading employment.

A dislocated worker is not defined as someone who voluntarily quit his or her job.

Instructions

  • If you feel that your parent meets one of the conditions above for being a dislocated worker or a displaced homemaker, complete a Parent Review form and indicate his or her status.
  • If your parent do not meet the conditions for being a dislocated worker or displaced homemaker, you may also complete a Parent Review form and indicate a loss of income.
  • If your parent did not lose or quit his or her job, or you do not wish to report a decrease of income, please notify Student Financial Assistance at the Tempe campus in writing so this item can be removed from your To Do list.

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