2018 - 2019 FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)
GET READY TO COMPLETE YOUR FAFSA!!
- The FAFSA will be available on October 1, 2017.
- The FAFSA will collect income information from the 2016 tax year.
The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarship will kick off “FAFSA Fridays” by hosting a FAFSA Week. FAFSA Week will begin on October 2nd – October 6th. Each day of “FAFSA Week” students who need assistance completing their FAFSA can stop by and receive help by a FAFSA Expert. The Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships will be hosting “FAFSA Fridays" on every Friday in October from 10am-12pm. If you need assistance completing your FAFSA, stop by and a FAFSA Expert will be there to help guide you. Click on the questions below for more information.
- October 2nd - 6th 10:00-12:00p.m
- October 13th 10:00-12:00p.m
- October 20th 10:00-12:00p.m
- October 27th 10:00-12:00p.m
- Library Computer Lab, Room 321
Students and parents will need to complete a FSA ID to sign the FAFSA electronically.
Step 1. Go to http://www.StudentAid.gov/fsaid and Click the “Create an FSA ID Now” button
Step 2. Create Your FSA ID (Username and password)
Step 3. Provide Personal Information (Make sure your SSN, DOB and name match what’s on your Social Security Card)
Step 4. Link your Pin (if you have one)
Step 5. Provide Profile Information (Confirm information you entered and provide additional information) Note- Make sure your information is correct; any errors could results in a delay or problem in receiving aid
Step 6. Select/Create Challenge Questions and Answers
Step 7. Review Info and Agrees to Terms
Step 8. Verify your Email Address
❏ Your Social Security Number
❏ Your Alien Registration Number (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
❏ Your 2016 federal income tax returns, W-2s, and other records of money earned. (Note: You may be able to transfer your federal tax return information into your FAFSA using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool.)
❏ Bank statements and records of investments (if applicable)
❏ Records of untaxed income (if applicable)
❏ An FSA ID to sign electronically.
If you are a dependent student, then your parent will also need to complete a portion
of the FAFSA with the above information.