Filing the FAFSA®

The 2024–25 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form is available at Utilize these resource to prepare and complete your FAFSA®.

Preparing for the FAFSA®

  • Get a account before filling out the FAFSA form.
  • Have documents (e.g., 2022 tax returns; records of child support received; current balances of cash, savings, and checking accounts; and net worth of investments, businesses, and farms) ready.
  • Have contributor information (e.g., first and last name, Social Security number, date of birth, and email address or mailing address) ready.

Filling Out the FAFSA®

  • Students will complete their section of the form first.
  • Read questions and definitions carefully.
  • Consult in-form resources if you need help.
  • Review your answers prior to submitting the form.
  • Monitor your form’s status.
  • Submit the FAFSA form after all their contributors have signed and all sections are completed.

Review for detailed tips about preparing for and filling out the FAFSA form.