The following links and videos may be used as a resource to help students maneuver through the steps of completing the FAFSA and obtaining Federal Student Aid.
Federal Student Aid at a glance. A fact sheet informing students what federal student aid is, who is eligible and how to apply.
College Financing Plan Template. Students tool to help understand and compare school aid offers:
FAFSA on the Web Worksheet. Provides a preview of the questions students and parents may be asked while completing the FAFSA form.
Demo Line by Line Webinar. This Webinar provides a live demo of the 20/21 FAFSA.
FAFSA Facts and Fiction: Get the Truth - and the Money You Need for College
This guide addresses the most common barriers to filing the FAFSA, especially for low-income students.
• Six Items and 22 Minutes: All You Need to Fill out the FAFSA
This resource addresses the misconception that the FAFSA takes a long time to complete and requires documentation that is difficult to access.
• Financial Aid Vocab Cheat Sheet
This glossary explains common acronyms and terms in the financial aid process.
• Job Loss and the FAFSA: Three Steps to Take When Your Family Finances Shift
This guide addresses the professional judgment/special circumstances appeal process and how to indicate on the FAFSA that a parent is unemployed.
• The FAFSA: The Most Important Financial Aid Form You’ll Ever Fill Out
This comprehensive resource incorporates elements featured in the previous guides, including a section on where to get help filing the FAFSA.