Info needed for the application:
Social Security Number
Parent's Tax Return from the previous year
Birthdays of student and parents
Date of parent's marriage/divorce
Both student and parent must create an FSA ID in order
to log in and sign the FAFSA
Write down your FSA ID in a secure place just in case you
Not a Citizen??
If you are not a U.S. citizen, you can still apply for financial aid through the Dream Act. Click below for more information and to fill out the application:
FAFSA & more information:
For California public colleges/universities the open period is
October 1 - March 2
Check FAFSA filing periods for all other colleges on their school websites
Fill out the FAFSA even if you think your income
is too high. The student may qualify for scholarships,
work-study or low interest student loans.
All males completing the FAFSA should check the box to
enroll in Selective Service (if you check "no" you will not be considered for Financial Aid).
There are financial questions for the PARENT and the
STUDENT. Beware of putting parent information in both sections.