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

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Planned Outage of Financial Aid Toolkit Website

The Financial Aid Toolkit website will be down from 7 p.m. Eastern time (ET) on Saturday, Feb. 22 through 9:30 a.m. ET on Sunday, Feb. 23.

February 13, 2020

Pell Grant Maximum for 2020–21 Announced

The maximum Federal Pell Grant for 2020–21 will be $6,345.

February 05, 2020

Starting Now: Improvements to the Student, Parent, and Borrower Experience

With the launch of a new website, Federal Student Aid took a big step toward improving the student, parent, and borrower experience.

February 05, 2020

Tips to Avoid FAFSA Confirmation Page Issues at Your FAFSA Completion Event

Get tips on setting up your network for best performance during your FAFSA completion event.

October 04, 2019

2020–21 FAFSA Form Available on myStudentAid App and fafsa.gov

The 2020–21 FAFSA form is available on the myStudentAid mobile app and fafsa.gov. Both make it easier to complete the form on any device.

October 01, 2019

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