The Free Application for Federal Student Aid allows students and families to apply for financial aid for college.  The application opens October 1st each year.  Students and families should complete the FAFAS as soon as possible! 


    Complete the FAFSA:

    • 1.  Obtain an FSA ID (federal student aid ID) for both 
      the student and parent which will serve as your legal
      signature on federal financial aid documents. (www.studentaid.gov/fsaid)
    • Create a password for student and parent
    • Complete the Free Application for Federal
      Student Aid (FAFSA) at www.fafsa.gov


    *Hint - Although the FAFSA can be completed on your own, any college financial aid office will offer help completing the FAFSA and can answer any financial aid questions.  (whether your student plans on applying to the school or not). 

    *Hint - All families should fill out the FAFSA regardless of your income.