Attention Southwest Florida high school seniors and parents: You did it!

We exceeded the campaign goal and raised our region’s FAFSA completion rate by 5%. Congratulations!

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Complete the FAFSA online at

Filing for FAFSA is essential for students planning on attending college or career school. FAFSA first! is here to help make the application process as easy as possible.

There are two major changes for the 2017-2018 FAFSA application that will make it easier and quicker for you.

Want more information?
Use these reference guides to help you complete the FAFSA.

  • FAFSA FAQs – learn more about FAFSA, what financial aid is available and what information you need to apply
    Download here: English | Spanish | Creole
  • How to Create an FSA ID – before you can complete your FAFSA, you will need an FSA ID
    Download here: English | Spanish | Creole
  • FAFSA Cheat Sheet – tips and tricks to save time and avoid mistakes
    Download here: English | Spanish | Creole

More questions?
Contact your high school counselor for additional help.