FAFSA

FAFSA stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Students and families complete this application to help find funding to pay for postsecondary training. The 2020-2021 FAFSA form will be made available October 1, 2020. You should fill it out as soon as possible.

To fill out the FAFSA you will need to have/do at least the following:

  • Create an FSA ID

You must create an FSA ID to electronically sign your FAFSA. Both students and guardians need to create this ID.

  • Gather documents:
    • Social Security Number
    • Parent/Guardian Social Security Numbers
    • Your Drivers License Number
    • Federal Tax Information (W-2, 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, etc.)

Short tutorial on what you will need to start the FAFSA process:

7 Easy Steps to the FAFSA

https://www.finaid.ucsb.edu/fafsasimplification/?fbclid=IwAR1owUZFzq845XuHZ_NLIuCtti7DMzJIK67EA62Rmm3rS7BcYAFE9qoN97w

How to create an FSA ID

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Complete the FAFSA

https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa