It’s FAFSA time!

The 2023-2024 FAFSA is now open and ready for you to file online.

FAFSA is the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Complete the FAFSA online at

FAFSA completion guide Click Here.

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.

For your 2023-2024 FAFSA application, remember these two things.

Want more information?

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
  • Verification: FAQ – learn more about what verification is, what you need to do and next steps
    Download here: English

Online resources to guide you:

  • FAFSA Worksheet – Seniors, complete this before you begin the online application to make sure you have everything ready
    Click here: English | Spanish
  • Do I have to provide my parents information on the FAFSA?
    Click here: English | Spanish
  • Simple Steps to Transfer Tax Information Into Your FAFSA (IRS Data Retrieval Tool)
    Click here: English | Spanish
  • Am I Eligible for Aid? (Even if you think you don’t qualify STILL apply because many scholarships and awards require an application be processed)
    Click here: English | Spanish

Additional Resources for Special Situations

  • Federal Student Aid and Homeless Youth: Click Here
  • Financial Aid and Undocumented Students: Click Here

Scholarship Sources for DACA and Undocumented Students:

  • Mexican American Legal Defense and Education Fund: Click Here
  • Salvadoran American Legal Defense and Education Fund: Click Here