What it is and what do you need to know.
The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to determine eligibility to receive any federal money, but may also be used by individual colleges for awarding need-based financial aid. The FAFSA is also required to determine eligibility for certain state financial aid programs and can also be required by private scholarship providers. Using the link below, access the What is the FAFSA video (YouTube).
Click below for list of items needed to complete the FAFSA.
A contributor refers to anyone (you, your spouse, your biological or adoptive parent, or your parent's spouse) who is required to provide information on your 2024–25 FAFSA form. Click on each link below to view a video explanation.
Both the student & parent(s) FSA IDs must be made at least three (3) days in advance to starting the 2024-25 FAFSA. Below are resources to help you in this process.