Here's the latest news about federal student aid, the FAFSA, and this Financial Aid Toolkit.

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Resources to Prepare for Student Loan Payments to Restart

Find resources to communicate with students, parents, and borrowers about how they can prepare for repayment to restart.

September 09, 2021

FAFSA4caster Planned Maintenance

The FAFSA4caster will undergo planned maintenance starting on Sept. 12, 2021.

August 30, 2021

Verification Updates to 2021–22 FAFSA® Form

For the 2021–22 FAFSA cycle, schools may ask students to verify their identity and high school completion but not their income or family size.

July 13, 2021

Next Gen FSA: Improvements to the Student, Parent, and Borrower Experience

New StudentAid.gov and mobile app tools launched on May 16 to help students and borrowers understand and manage their aid better.

May 19, 2021

Pell Grant Maximum for 2021–22 Announced

The maximum Federal Pell Grant for 2021–22 will be $6,495.

February 03, 2021

Natural Disasters: Information for Affected Individuals

The federal government offers help for college and career school students and federal student loan borrowers impacted by recent natural disasters.

July 25, 2019