Never pay to fill out the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) this is a FREE application. FAFSA.gov

Webinar to Understand Financial Aid and what you can do if you have been impacted by COVID-19

Families can learn the options to appeal an institution’s financial aid decision due to economic changes in financial standing. Presenters will describe:

  • What a financial aid appeal is
  • Factors that may qualify students to seek an appeal
  • A tool that can help them request the appeal

Watch On-Demand

SwiftStudent – Tool to help the student if they need to appeal their financial aid package.

FAFSA OPENS October 1st.

(FAFSA) Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.gov should be completed as soon as possible after October 1.  State Deadline:  Oklahoma – As soon as possible after October 1. Awards made until funds are depleted.

Beginning Oct. 1, the 2020–21 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form will be available to students and parents to complete through the fafsa.gov website and the myStudentAid mobile app for iOS and Android phones.

Seniors 2020 will be filling out the 2020-2021 FAFSA
Seniors 2021 will be filling out the 2021-2022 FAFSA

If you plan to attend college from You will submit this FAFSA You can submit the FAFSA from Using income & tax information from
July 1, 2020-June 30, 2021 2020-21 October 1, 2019 – June 30-2021 2018
July 1, 2021-June 30, 2022 2021-22 October 1, 2020- June 30-2022 2019

Before you can fill out the application the student and one parent need to create an FSA ID https://fsaid.ed.gov/npas/index.htm
FSA ID Worksheet    Creating and using the FSA ID

FAFSA in 5 Steps

What you need to know about submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid http://www.startwithfafsa.org/

Federal Student Aid information https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/home

Who is my “Parent” when filling out the FAFSA?
Who’s my “Parent” when filling out the FAFSA? Graphic
FAFSA Dependency Status?

Time for your child to complete the FAFSA:  Tips for a parent for FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents

FAFSA Facts

Financial Aid Myths

FAFSA Fundamentals 2020-2021 – includes FSA ID, FAFSA application, data retrieval, after the FAFSA submission, scholarships & other resources.

How to fill out the FAFSA
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LK0bbu0y5AM

Financial information including the IRS Data Retrieval Tool Tutorial Guide.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogn-M1w9CMk

Are You Looking for Money?  Paying for college with Grants, Scholarships, and Federal Student Loans

Understanding the Financial Aid Award Letter. 

Compare Award Letters: Our Award Letter Comparison Tool can help students and parents compare their financial aid packages from up to 5 different colleges to help determine which package is best for them.

Award Letter, Student Aid Report (SAR), Student and Parents http://www.startwithfafsa.org/category/award-letters/

How to Evaluate Your Financial Aid Award Letter

How to appeal your financial aid offer and get more money: A Step-By-Step Guide