The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available starting October 1, 2022 for the 2023-24 school year. Students will use tax information from 2021 to submit the 2023-24 FAFSA. Complete your FAFSA as soon as possible after October 1 to be considered for the most financial aid.

Watch a step-by-step video guide to the FAFSA.

See how to use the IRS Data Retrieval in the FAFSA.

Access FAFSA Frequently Asked Questions.

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Recommended FAFSA Deadline: Feb. 15

We highly recommend completing the FAFSA by Feb. 15 in order to be considered for all types of financial aid. You can still apply for financial aid after this date; however, some funds are first-come, first-served and after Feb. 15, funds begin to run out.