FAFSA OPEN –  December 2023 (Due to changes in the law for the 2024-2025 school year, FAFSA application will not open until December-this year only)

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

Most colleges and universities require students to fill out the FAFSA if they are receiving a scholarship from the school.  If you are on Oklahoma Promise, you are required to fill out the FAFSA.


What can you do now? Create a FSA ID. FSA IDs should be created at least 2-3 days before starting the FAFSA. You can create one today by visiting StudentAid.gov and clicking Create Account. https://www.startwithfafsa.org/2023/08/create-your-fsa-id/

How to Create an Account and Username (FSA ID) for StudentAid.gov

FSA IDs are needed for students to electronically sign the FAFSA.  Both parents of a dependent student and the student will need to create an FSA ID.  If parents are divorced please see the attached infograph on who will need a FSA ID. Who needs a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID?

It is best to have your FSA IDs before you start your FAFSA application.  https://studentaid.gov/fsa-id/create-account/launch 

(FAFSA) Free Application for Federal Student Aid www.fafsa.gov should be completed as soon as possible when it opens in December. State Deadline:  Oklahoma – As soon as possible after December.

If you plan to attend college from

You will submit this FAFSA

You can submit the FAFSA form

Using income & tax information from

July 1, 2024-June 30, 2025


December 2023 – June 30-2024


July 1, 2025-June 30, 2026


October 1, 2024 – June 30-2025


FAFSA Fundamentals for the 2023-2024 academic year (Coming Soon)

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

FAFSA Dependency Status?

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

Live help with FAFSA
Visit www.getfafsahelp.org to sign up early for Wyatt℠, a free FAFSA assistance chatbot that answers their questions by text.
Live chat with someone from Federal Student Aid https://studentaid.gov/help-center/contact
Get Schooled – You will receive text notifications to help with college and jobs.  You’ll also be able to text us and ask questions and get 1:1 guidance from trained advisors.  https://getschooled.com/text-us/