It’s FAFSA Filing Time!!
The 2020-2021 FAFSA application is available online @ www.fafsa.ed.edu.
The 2019-2020 FAFSA form must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Central time (CT), June 30, 2020.
Your 2017 income and tax information is needed to complete the 2019-2020 application.
Your 2018 income and tax information is needed to complete the 2020-2021 application.
Tips before you begin:
- Make sure you and/or your parent have a valid email address.
- You can complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) application even if you and/or your parent did not file taxes.
- Review your Student Aid Report (SAR) once your application is complete to make sure everything is correct.
- IMPORTANT: Follow up on your application with our office once you receive an email confirming it was processed.
FAFSA Demystified! Seven Simple Steps!
Very simply, FAFSA stands for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. You will need to fill out the FAFSA every academic year, for which you plan to attend college, because your financial information changes from year to year.
This video, created by UCSB, will help guide you through the process of filling out the FAFSA.
If you prefer following written instructions, visit Filling out your FAFSA Guide