NEW Schedule to Apply for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


NEW FAFSA Information for the Class of 2018

  • SUBMIT THE FAFSA EARLIER: The Free Application for Federal Student Aid opened October 1, and will remain open through June 30, for all students entering college after July 1, 2018.

  • USE EARLIER INCOME & TAX INFORMATION: Income and tax reporting for the FAFSA application will come from an earlier tax year.  For the Class of 2018, parents will report from their 2016 income tax forms.

planning to attend college in: 
submit FAFSA
using tax data from: 
July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019
October 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

Please Note:  Individual colleges have their own deadlines for submission of FAFSA applications.  College-specific need-based scholarships are awarded on a first-come/first-served basis.  It pays to apply as early as possible!  


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What you need to know about the new FAFSA deadlines

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Updated: October 5, 2017 — 10:07 am
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