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

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Resources to Prepare for Student Loan Payments to Restart

Find resources to communicate with borrowers about how they can prepare for repayment to restart after the COVID-19 payment pause ends Jan. 31, 2022.

December 02, 2021

Enhancements to StudentAid.gov Now Available

We've added customer surveys to StudentAid.gov and the myStudentAid mobile app as well as updates to the PSLF Help Tool, Loan Simulator, and the IDR plan application.

November 22, 2021

2022–23 FAFSA Form Available

The 2022–23 FAFSA form is available.

October 01, 2021

Introducing the Federal Student Aid Estimator

The new Federal Student Aid Estimator helps students calculate an estimate of their EFC and how much federal student aid they may be eligible to receive.

September 27, 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

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