It's been announced that the new FAFSA form will go live at the end of the month. But that doesn't mean you should wait to get started!
Securing a Federal Student Aid ID is the first step in the process. It is strongly encocouraged that all parties set up their FSA ID several days prior to completing the FAFSA. Confirming each person's FSA IDs and can take a few days to process.
Here's what you need to know:
Accessing the online FAFSA will require each person (student, parent, spouse) to have an FSA ID.
What is an FSA ID? Here is a link for step-by-step instructions!
Who is/are your contributor(s)? Click here to see!
If you are a contributor without a social security number, read this to learn about how to secure an FSA ID.
Get all this and more by reviewing this helpful tip sheet put together by the College Access Coordinator from MCESC.
Other helpful resources include:
What to expect from the new FAFSA (commercial website contains ads)