The FAFSA is a MUST to complete. Within the FASFA you can apply for federal and state financial aid.

All loans and many grants will only be processed if you have completed the FAFSA.

The FAFSA opens in December 2023 not October 1 - Official Date TBD

The December launch date will apply only for the 2024-2025 FAFSA form. The application will revert to October 1 for the 2025-2026 form.

How will I know when the FAFSA opens?

  • New applicants need to create a StudentAid.gov account

  • Past applicants need to log in to StudentAid.gov to confirm the email student and parent address on file

  • StudentAid.gov will email the launch dated to registered student and parent accounts once announced,

Follow Federal Student Aid on social media for announcements and resources.

*Keep in mind, The FAFSA will need to be completed every year you are planning to be in college.

What is FAFSA?

What's Changed 2024-2025?

Key Changes

  • Expanded eligibility for federal student aid

  • More streamlined application process

Who is a Contributor on the 2024-2025 FAFSA form?

Why Do My Contributors and I Need Our Own StudentAid.gov Accounts for the 2024-2025 FAFSA Form?

What Does it Mean To Provide Consent and Approval on the 2024-2025 FAFSA Form?