Applying for Financial Aid

You must complete a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for each year you are enrolled in school. The FAFSA is free of charge and required in order for you to be considered for financial aid.

Get your FSA ID now

What are the steps?

  • 1) Get your FSA ID

    Go to to complete the FAFSA application.

    You can use your FSA ID number to complete your FAFSA each year, sign FAFSA documents electronically, and to access your Federal Student Aid records online. Your FAFSA provides access to your personal records. You can also pick up an application to complete your FAFSA at any campus Financial Aid Office.

    You can also use the new, free FAFSA app to complete your paperwork. Click here for more information.

  • 2) Organize your documents

    To complete the FAFSA you will need:

    • a Social Security Number
    • an income tax return for yourself or your parents(if a dependent student)
    • the name and location of the college you want to attend
    • 30-40 minutes to complete your application
  • 3) Watch this quick tutorial to learn more

  • 4) Learn about the many different types of financial aid, including:

  • 5) Contact your college's Financial Aid office with any questions or concerns

    You may need to provide more documentation before the college can determine your financial aid eligibility. Every college is different, so complete your FAFSA as soon as possible starting on October 1st of each year!

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