February 1, 2017 Priority Deadline
April 1, 2017 Final Deadline
Completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is the first step toward getting federal aid for college.
How to Apply
The first step to applying for many forms of financial aid begins with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Before completing the application, students and their parents are encouraged to set up an FSA ID.
The updated ones for the seniors graduating in May 2018, will be labeled with a 2018-19 label as soon as they are made available to us.
2018-19 Guide to Federal Financial Aid
2018-19 Aid at a Glance English
2018-19 FAFSA Worksheet English
2018-19 Create and Use FSA ID
Funding your Education
An informative guide to federal student aid.
Don't Get Scammed
*Very informative writing about avoiding scams while trying to find ways to pay for college.
Starting with the 2017–18 application cycle, the following changes will be put in place: Students will be able to submit a FAFSA earlier. Students will be able to file a 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling students to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year. Students will use earlier income information.When filling out the 2017-18 FAFSA, students/parents will use 2015-16 tax information.
Process Graphics for a visual of how the process works