Applying for Financial Aid Using the FAFSA
What is the FAFSA?
The FAFSA is abbreviated for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. This is the form you need to complete in your senior year to get any financial aid from the federal government to help pay for college. Colleges and universities use the FAFSA to determine which students get financial aid and how much. The FAFSA asks for information about you and your family's income, including tax returns. So, you will need your parent's help in gather documentation to complete the FAFSA.
When can I begin working on my FAFSA?
Only seniors can apply for the FAFSA beginning December 2023. Certain colleges and universities have deadlines for completing their FAFSA. Be sure you know those deadlines, if any.
Where can I get help with my FAFSA?
The college & career office got you! FAFSA help days are in the college & career room in the guidance building every Wednesday from 9:00AM to 11:00AM. You just need to bring the documentation required to complete the FAFSA and we will help you with the rest.
Is my information kept private?
Yes! Anything you discuss with your counselors is kept private! You will need to provide information such as your parent's tax forms, social security numbers, and other documents. The FAFSA form is a safe government form. If you or your parents have questions, you can email or call Ms. DaSilva.
FAFSA 2024-2025 Will Open December 2023
Step 1: Create an FSA ID for you and ONE parent or legal guardian.
Click Here to Create Your Student FSA ID: www.studentaid.gov
Click Here to Create an FSA ID for each PARENT: www.studentaid.gov
Step 2: Gather all the requirement information and documents needed for FAFSA completion.
Step 3: Complete the FAFSA using the required documents.