FAFSA: Free Application for Federal Student Aid

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Federal Student Aid FAFSA

We have simplified the process of filling out the FAFSA. You can follow each section all of the way through for a comprehensive set of instructions.

Before Beginning a FAFSA

Get organized!
To simplify the application process, gather required documents and other information ahead of time.

Filling Out a FAFSA

Fill out the application!
The FAFSA has seven steps that ask about you, your financial information, your school plans, and more.

FAFSA Follow-Up

View your results online!
You can check the status of your application, make corrections to a processed FAFSA, and get other information.


FAFSA Deadlines:

Submit 2007-2008 Corrections on the Web forms by midnight Central Daylight time, September 22, 2008.

Submit 2008-2009 FAFSA on the Web Applications by midnight Central Daylight time, June 30, 2009. More»

State deadlines are normally much earlier than Federal deadlines. To find your state's deadline, select state deadlines.

Scheduled Maintenance:

FAFSA on the Web will be unavailable every Sunday from 5 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Eastern Time). We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. More»

Site Last Updated: Sunday, September 7, 2008

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