It’s FAFSA time!

The 2024-2025 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

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 2024-2025 FAFSA application, remember these two things.

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
  • Myth vs. Fact – the facts about filing your FAFSA
    Download here: English
  • How to Create an FSA ID – before you can complete your FAFSA, you will need an FSA ID
    Download here: English
  • How to Get a Tax Transcript
    Download here: English

  • FAFSA Cheat Sheet – tips and tricks to save time and avoid mistakes
    Download here: English
  • FAFSA Glossary – common terms and acronyms to know
    Download here: English
  • Verification: FAQ – learn more about what verification is, what you need to do and next steps
    Download here: English

Online resources to guide you:

  • To Complete the 2024-2025 FAFSA Form: Click Here
    Note: Seniors planning to enroll in a postsecondary school in summer 2024, should ALSO complete the 2023-2024 FAFSA Form.
  • To Create and Access your (FSA ID) Account: Click Here
    Watch “How to Create Your Account Username and Password (FSA ID)” Video: Click Here
  • Learn More About Your Dependency Status
    (Your dependency status determines whose information you must report when you fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form): Click Here
  • Is My Parent A Contributor When I Fill Out My 2024-2025 FAFSA Form? graphic: Click Here
    Watch "Who Is a Contributor on the 2024-25 FAFSA Form" video: Click here
    Watch "Understand and Prepare FAFSA Form Contributors" video: Click here

  • Watch "Gather Information Required to Complete the FAFSA Form" video: Click here

Additional Resources for Special Situations

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

Scholarship Resource List

Tool to assist students with their scholarship search. Includes scholarship opportunities that are local, national, and for undocumented/DACA.
  • To view the Scholarship Resource List: Click Here