Parents of CU Boulder students are key partners in the financing of their children’s education. You can help your student take on new financial responsibilities while they are pursuing a college degree.
The links below will provide you with information about how our office will communicate with your student and how you can help in the process.
Dependent students are required to report parent information on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). For reporting purposes, "Parent" means your legal (biological or adoptive) parent or stepparent, or a person that the state has been determined to be your parent.
Use this guide to figure out which parent's information to include (depending on your family situation):