Need help completing your FAFSA?
Come to one of our FAFSA Fairs!
November 19, 2019
John and Frances Angelos Law Center
November 20, 2019
Robert L. Bogomolny Library
Computer Lab in Room 112
*Note: you do not need to register for these events*
How to Prepare
You will need an FSA ID to electronically sign your FAFSA. If you are a dependent student, at least one parent will need an FSA ID as well. It is best to have your FSA ID before completing the FAFSA but not necessary. Apply for the FSA ID now at fsaid.ed.gov. Click HERE for more information about the FSA ID.
The 2020–2021 FAFSA asks for your (and possibly your parents’) 2018 income information. You should bring the following with you:
- Your Social Security number
- Your parents’ Social Security numbers if you are a dependent student
- Your driver’s license number, if you have one
- Your Alien Registration number if you are not a U.S. citizen
- Federal tax information or tax returns:
- For you (and your spouse, if you are married)
- For your parents if you are a dependent student
- IRS W-2 information
- IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ
- Records of untaxed income (for you and your parents if you are a dependent student) such as:
- Child support received
- Interest income
- Veterans non-education benefits
- Other financial information may include:
- Information on cash
- Savings and checking account balances
- Investments, including stocks and bonds and real estate but not including the home in which you live
- Business and farm assets for you, and for your parents if you are a dependent student
Visit our FAFSA Summary web page for more information and FAFSA instructions.