Get help completing your FAFSA application for college financial aid
FAFSA application

New and returning students who plan to attend college between July 1, 2023, and June 30, 2024, should complete the FAFSA form as soon as possible. The Department provides more than $112 million in grants, loans, and work-study funding annually to help students pay for higher education. Many state governments, postsecondary institutions, and private organizations also use FAFSA information to determine their financial aid. To access these funds, students must complete the FAFSA form (see FAFSA process infographic).

To assist students and families in the process, the Department’s Federal Student Aid (FSA) office has been sharing helpful tips @FAFSA, including “7 Things You Need Before Filling Out the FAFSA Form,” “8 Steps to Completing the FAFSA Form,” and “15 Myths We’re Busting About the FAFSA Process.”

Students and parents may complete the FAFSA form online at