Forms Help

UCCS Financial Aid Uses PDF Forms

UCCS collects data from students through Adobe PDF forms. Adobe Reader is required to view and submit these forms. Adobde Reader is available free from the Adobe website.

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Google Chrome Users

Chrome users may not be able to submit forms when using the embedded PDF viewer.

  • Disable the embedded PDF viewer by following these steps:
    1. Open Chrome and type "about:plugins" into the omnibox at the top.
    2. Find Chrome PDF Viewer in the list and click the Disable link to prevent PDFs from loading within Chrome.
    3. Enable the Adobe Acrobat/ Adobe Reader plugin.

Firefox Users

Firefox users may not be able to submit forms when using the embedded PDF viewer.

  • Change the default PDF viewer by following these steps:
    1. Click the menu button and choose Options.
    2. Select the Applications panel.
    3. Find Portable Document Format (PDF) in the list and click on it to select it.
    4. Click on the drop-down arrow in the Action column for the above entry and select the PDF viewer (Adobe Reader) you wish to use.

Mac Users

If you are using Safari, you may not be able to submit forms when using the embedded PDF viewer.

  • Change the default PDF viewer by following these steps:
    1. Select any PDF file and choose File > Get Info.
    2. Choose the Adobe Reader application with which you want to open the PDF file from the Open With menu.
    3. Click Change All, and then click Continue.