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11 Common FAFSA Mistakes blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post that lists common mistakes students make when filling out and submitting the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


2018–19 Completing the FAFSA Form(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Detailed document that provides an overview of the FAFSA form and the application process with a walk-through of each application question. [665 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides, Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 Counselors and Mentors Handbook on Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Explains federal student aid programs and how to guide students through the FAFSA process. May 2018 version (minor updates to September 2017 version). [615 KB]
Resource Type: Professional Guide


2018–19 Do You Need Money for College? The Guide to Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Publication that provides information on preparing for college, types of federal student aid and eligibility, the FAFSA, and student loan repayment. [1.2 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 FAFSA Screen Shots aka FAFSA on the Web Preview Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides screen shots of the 2018–19 fafsa.gov application. Feel free to use the screen shots as you compile your own presentations. [18 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations


2018–19 FAFSA Updates webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that reviews important updates to the 2018–19 FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


2018–19 FAFSA® on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet that provides a preview of the questions students and parents may be asked while completing the FAFSA form. [172 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: 2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet informing students what federal student aid is, who is eligible, how to apply, and provides an overview of aid programs. [74 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) PDF(Result Type: PDF)
Description: The Department of Education's official form for federal student aid. The online FAFSA form became available on Oct. 1, 2017, for the 2018–19 "award year." [172 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 myStudentAid Mobile App Preview Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides screen shots of the 2018–19 myStudentAid mobile app. Feel free to use the screen shots as you compile your own presentations. [28 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations


2018–19 Student Aid Report (Result Type: PDF)
Description: Sample SAR for financial aid office staff and college access counselors to familiarize themselves with what their students may receive. [881 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 Student Aid Report Acknowledgement(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Sample SAR Acknowledgement for financial aid office staff and college access counselors to familiarize themselves with what their students may receive. [550 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2018–19 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Describes updates to the 2018–19 FAFSA® form and processing system. Written for college financial aid staff; some sections useful to counselors or mentors. [796 KB]
Resource Type: Other, How-To Guides


2019–20 Completing the FAFSA® Form(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Detailed document that provides an overview of the FAFSA form and the application process with a walk-through of each application question. [767 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts, How-To Guides
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2019–20 FAFSA on the Web Worksheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet that provides a preview of the questions students and parents may be asked while completing the FAFSA form. [175 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)(Result Type: PDF)


2019–20 FAFSA Screen Shots aka FAFSA on the Web Preview Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides screen shots of the 2019–20 fafsa.gov application. Feel free to use the screen shots as you compile your own presentations. [39 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations


2019–20 FAFSA® Demo Line by Line webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides a live demo of the 2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


2019–20 Federal Student Aid at a Glance(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet informing students what federal student aid is, who is eligible, and how to apply. Includes an overview of federal student aid programs. [81.71 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


2019–20 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) PDF(Result Type: PDF)
Description: The Department of Education's official form for federal student aid. The online FAFSA form became available on Oct. 1, 2018, for the 2019–20 "award year." [568 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2019–20 myFAFSA Preview Presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides screen shots of the myStudentAid app's 2019–20 FAFSA form. Feel free to use the screen shots as you compile your own presentations. [28.6 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations


2019–20 Student Aid Report (Result Type: PDF)
Description: Sample Student Aid Report for financial aid office staff and college access counselors to familiarize themselves with what their students may receive. [949 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2019–20 Student Aid Report (SAR) Acknowledgement(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Sample SAR Acknowledgement for financial aid office staff and college access counselors to familiarize themselves with what their students may receive. [638 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


2019–20 Summary of Changes for the Application Processing System(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Describes updates to the 2019–20 FAFSA form and processing system. Written for college financial aid staff; some sections useful to counselors or mentors. [1 MB]
Resource Type: Professional Guide


3 Types of FAFSA Deadlines You Should Pay Attention To blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post detailing the three types of FAFSA deadlines (college, state, and federal) students need to know.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


3 Ways to Spot a Scam blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post that lists signs to help borrowers identify a scam by a student loan debt relief company.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


5 Things to Do After Filing Your FAFSA® Form blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post that provides information about what to do after submitting the FAFSA form, including making FAFSA corrections and applying for scholarships.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the 2018–19 FAFSA Form(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post that lists the documents and materials (e.g., tax records, Social Security number, and the FSA ID) students need to complete the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


7 Things You Need Before You Fill Out the 2019–20 FAFSA Form blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post that lists the documents and materials (e.g., tax records, Social Security number, and the FSA ID) students need to complete the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


8 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA® Form blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post outlining the steps to start, fill out, and submit the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


9 Myths About the FAFSA® Form and Applying for Financial Aid blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post debunking common myths about federal student aid: parents make too much money, you need good grades, or you only have to fill out the FAFSA form once.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


About Federal Student Aid Video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: An overview of the Department of Education's office of Federal Student Aid and its role in providing financial aid to help pay for college or career school. [33.9 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish Captioned(Result Type: VIDEO)


Advising Undocumented Students webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides advisors with tools to better support undocumented students and their parents to access financial aid for college or career school.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


After the FAFSA: What Happens Next video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Learn what happens after you submit the FAFSA form. Includes information about the Student Aid Report, EFC, the role of schools, and receiving aid.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


Aligning Federal Supports and Program Delivery for College Access and Completion(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Letter issued jointly by federal agencies outlining federal benefits and resources to help support college access and completion for students.
Resource Type: Other


Am I Dependent or Independent on the FAFSA® Form? webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that covers how to determine dependency and which parent to report on the FAFSA® form, as well as provides guidance for special circumstances.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Am I Dependent or Independent?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Worksheet to help students determine their dependency status when filling out the FAFSA form. [42 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Are Your Students Thinking About College?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: IRS fact sheet intended to raise counselors' awareness of education tax benefits such as the American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit. [97 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Best Practices for Financial Literacy in Higher Education: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides financial literacy best practices, resources, and research findings. Presented to financial aid administrators; info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Bright Future Native American Poster(Result Type: PDF)
Description: A poster encouraging Native American students to apply for federal student aid to help pay for college or career school. [829 KB]
Resource Type: Other


Budgeting video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Provides an overview of how budgeting can help students make smart financial decisions, as well as information on creating and maintaining a budget.
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: General)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


But First, FAFSA Email Guidelines(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Email guidelines and talking points that offer tips for ongoing communication to students about the 2019–20 FAFSA form and myStudentAid mobile app. [211 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides
Related: But First, FAFSA email template(Result Type: DOC)


But First, FAFSA Logos and Guidelines(Result Type: General)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" logo files that can be used in FAFSA outreach by partners and counselors. Includes logo usage guidelines. [938 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides


But First, FAFSA Social Media Posts(Result Type: General)
Description: Suggested Facebook and Twitter wording and gifs available for use by partners leading up to and following the Oct. 1 launch of the 2019–20 FAFSA form. [52 MB]
Resource Type: Social Media Content


But First, FAFSA® announcements(Result Type: PDF)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" public-address system announcement scripts for schools to read during daily announcements. [176 KB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements


But First, FAFSA® email template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Suggested email language that encourages students to fill out the 2019–20 FAFSA form online or on the myStudentAid mobile app. [211 KB]
Resource Type: Email Content
Related: But First, FAFSA Email Guidelines(Result Type: PDF)


But First, FAFSA® fact sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" fact sheet encouraging students to fill out the FAFSA form on the myStudentAid app or on fafsa.gov. [189 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


But First, FAFSA® generic social media posts(Result Type: General)
Description: Suggested Facebook and Twitter wording and mp4s to post at any time of year, encouraging students to fill out the FAFSA form. [42.3 MB]
Resource Type: Social Media Content


But First, FAFSA® insert card template(Result Type: PDF)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" insert card template to print and hand out to students at FAFSA events. [686 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


But First, FAFSA® posters(Result Type: General)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" posters encouraging students to fill out the FAFSA form on the myStudentAid app or at fafsa.gov. [2.4 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics, Other


But First, FAFSA® reminder email template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Suggested email language to remind students to fill out the 2019–20 FAFSA form. [212 KB]
Resource Type: Email Content
Related: But First, FAFSA Email Guidelines(Result Type: PDF)


But First, FAFSA® seasonal social media posts(Result Type: General)
Description: Suggested Facebook and Twitter wording and mp4s to post during the fall and winter, encouraging students to fill out the FAFSA form. [41 MB]
Resource Type: Social Media Content


But First, FAFSA® state deadline social media posts(Result Type: General)
Description: Suggested Facebook and Twitter wording and mp4s communicating upcoming FAFSA state deadlines. [12.9 MB]
Resource Type: Social Media Content


But First, FAFSA® window decal(Result Type: PDF)
Description: "But first, FAFSA" window decal design to print and hand out to students at FAFSA events. [65 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


But First, FAFSA® computer wallpaper(Result Type: General)
Description: Two sizes of "But first, FAFSA" computer desktop wallpaper designs for student-accessible computers at your school, library, or organization. [470 KB]
Resource Type: Other, Public Service Announcements


But First, FAFSA® state deadline email template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Suggested email language, recommended for distribution in January, communicating upcoming state FAFSA deadlines. [212 KB]
Resource Type: Email Content
Related: But First, FAFSA Email Guidelines(Result Type: PDF)


Career Search(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Explore potential careers using this career search tool with info on typical duties, education needed, average salary, and more.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Checklists for Academic and Financial Preparation(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Checklists that help students (elementary, middle, and high school), as well as adults and parents prepare financially and academically for college.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


College Navigator (College Search Website)(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: College Navigator, the Department of Education's college search tool, allows students to find colleges and career schools by location, degrees, tuition, etc.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


College Preparation Checklist(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Checklist that helps students (elementary, middle, and high school), as well as adults and parents prepare financially and academically for college. [7.3 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


College Scorecard(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Students can use this interactive tool to find and compare colleges with info on college costs, graduation rates, and the average amount students borrow.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Related: Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)


Common Mistakes When Filling Out the FAFSA® Form webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that shares tips and information about filling out the FAFSA form and avoiding common mistakes.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Comparing Colleges(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure that highlights tools and resources to help students compare colleges. [642 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Creating and Using the FSA ID(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Explains what an FSA ID is, how you get one, and what you use it for. Includes top tips for using an FSA ID. [117 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Creating and Using Your FSA ID: An Overview(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Presentation that provides an overview of the FSA ID, including how to create it, where it can be used, and how to troubleshoot some common errors. [3.78 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations


Department of Labor Scholarship Finder(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Students can use the U.S. Department of Labor's free scholarship search tool to find scholarships along with information on how to apply.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Digital Outreach Resources(Result Type: General)
Description: Web page with resources (tweets, blog posts, videos, etc.) to help you promote FAFSA completion and FSA ID awareness as well as student loan repayment.
Resource Type: Social Media Content


Direct Loan Entrance Counseling Guide(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Guide that helps federal student loan borrowers understand what it means to take out a federal student loan. [665 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides
Also Available in: Printer-friendly version(Result Type: PDF)


Direct Loan Exit Counseling Guide(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Guide providing an overview of information federal student loan borrowers need to successfully repay their federal student loan(s). [461 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides
Also Available in: Printer-Friendly Version(Result Type: PDF)


Direct PLUS Loans and Adverse Credit(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that answers common questions about how an adverse credit history affects Direct PLUS loan eligibility. [42 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Do You Need Money for College? Apply for Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Publication that provides information on applying for aid, types of federal student aid and eligibility, the FAFSA form, and student loan repayment. [1 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Tips to avoid scams and identity theft while looking for scholarships and other financial aid to pay for college. [46 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with information about the Chafee Foster Care Independence Program's Educational and Training Vouchers for current and former foster care youth. [66 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Effective Tips for Using Digital Engagement webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides tips on how to optimize and create better content, use platform trends, and digitally engage customers effectively.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Eligibility for Federal Student Aid graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that lays out the criteria that determine a student's eligibility for federal student aid. [283 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)Spanish(Result Type: IMG)


Eligibility for Federal Student Aid webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that covers the general eligibility criteria students must meet to qualify for federal student aid programs (grants, loans, and work-study funds).
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Exit Counseling Guide Form: Student Contact Information and Acknowledgement of Exit Counseling(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Form for federal student loan borrowers who didn't complete exit counseling online to confirm their contact information and exit counseling completion. [60 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Provides tips for parents who are helping their child complete the FAFSA form. Includes info on the FAFSA process and signing the FAFSA form using an FSA ID. [55.6 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video (Result Type: General)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


FAFSA Completion Data(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Counselors can use Federal Student Aid's Data Center to see information on FAFSA completion based on high school, postsecondary school, and state.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


FAFSA Completion Data by High School and Public School District webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar provides an overview of the high school and public school district FAFSA completion data and a demonstration on how to access and use the data.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)
Related: FAFSA Completion Data(Result Type: General)


FAFSA Demonstration Site(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Online tool to increase counselors' understanding of fafsa.gov and to use with students before they apply. Complete a sample FAFSA form or make corrections.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


FAFSA Dependency Status graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that helps FAFSA applicants determine their dependency status. [1.45 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


FAFSA Overview video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Provides an overview of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form and the application process. [56 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)


FAFSA Updates (NACAC webinar)(Result Type: General)
Description: Preview of 2019–20 FAFSA screens on laptop and phone and discussion of ways to support students through the process. Note: NACAC collects name and email.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


FAFSA.gov(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: The official online form for federal student aid for college or career school. Submit the form online, make corrections, and check application status.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


FAFSA4caster(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Financial aid calculator that gives an early estimate of eligibility for federal aid and helps students understand their options for paying for college.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)
Related: FAFSA.gov(Result Type: General)


FAFSA: Determining Dependency Status video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Walk through the criteria for determining whether a FAFSA applicant is an independent or dependent student. [48.1 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


FAFSA® Online Help(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Web page that provides answers to questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA® ) process.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


FAFSA® Process: Filling Out the FAFSA Form webinar (Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that helps students through the FAFSA process, including creating an FSA ID and gathering the documents needed to apply for federal student aid.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


FAFSA® Messaging and Planning Calendar(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Document that provides suggested outreach activities and resources to help you plan communications to students and parents about the FAFSA process. [231 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Federal School Code Search(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Online tool for students to find the Federal School Codes for the schools they're interested in including on the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Federal Student Aid and Homeless Youth(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Question and answer fact sheet for homeless youth seeking federal student aid. [92 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Educational and Training Vouchers for Current and Former Foster Care Youth(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid and Identity Theft(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Ways to avoid identity theft during the student aid process. [44 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Don't Get Scammed on Your Way to College(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid Financial Literacy Resources(Result Type: PDF)
Description: List of resources that school counselors and other college access mentors can use in setting up a financial literacy curriculum. [69 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Federal Student Aid for Adult Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Publication for adults considering college with information on the types of federal student aid available, how to apply, important deadlines, and more. [4.3 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid for Individuals Exiting Incarceration(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides answers to common questions about federal student aid for students exiting incarceration. [52 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid for Students in Adult Correctional or Juvenile Justice Facilities(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides answers to common questions about federal student aid for students in adult correctional or juvenile justice facilities. [55 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Aid Glossary(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Federal Student Aid's online glossary with definitions of frequently used terms in federal financial aid.
Resource Type: Glossaries, Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Federal Student Aid Policy Update webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides federal student aid policy updates and general information to counselors and mentors.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Federal Student Aid's Facebook Page(Result Type: General)
Description: Official Federal Student Aid Facebook posts about the financial aid process. Share with students, borrowers, and parents.
Resource Type: Social Media Content


Federal Student Aid's Twitter Page(Result Type: General)
Description: Official Federal Student Aid tweets about the financial aid process; retweet to share information with the students, borrowers, and parents who follow you.
Resource Type: Social Media Content


Federal Student Aid's YouTube Channel(Result Type: General)
Description: Videos to inform students and parents about the financial aid process, including applying for aid and repaying federal student loans.
Resource Type: Videos, Social Media Content


Federal Student Aid: Find the Information You Need(Result Type: PDF)
Description: List of financial aid topics and where to find information about them. Includes the FAFSA process, types of aid, repaying loans, grad school, and parents. [375 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Grant Programs(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet listing federal student grant programs with program details and award limits. [134 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Loan Programs(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet listing federal student loan programs with loan details and award limits. [53 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Loan Repayment Plans webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides information on federal student loan programs, loan servicers, and student loan repayment options.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing students with basic information on Direct Loans, including eligibility, repayment, and responsible borrowing. [2.2 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Loans: Direct PLUS Loan Basics for Parents(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing parents with information on Direct PLUS Loans for parents. Includes overview of eligibility, application process, and repayment. [4.89 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Federal Student Loans: Basics for Students(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Student Loans: Repaying Your Loans (Result Type: PDF)
Description: Guide providing information about federal student loan repayment plan options, finding loan history and loan servicers, and making payments. [4.39 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Federal Update: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides updates about Federal Student Aid activities and initiatives. Presented to financial aid administrators; some info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Filling Out the FAFSA® Form(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Web page that provides information about filling out the FAFSA® form and applying for federal student aid.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Financial Aid and College Preparation Resources for Native Americans(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet providing list of resources that Native Americans can use to learn about preparing for and paying for college. [50 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Financial Aid and Undocumented Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides answers to frequently asked questions about financial aid for undocumented students and DACA students. [83 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Financial Aid for Graduate or Professional Degree Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Brochure providing information on federal student aid for students pursuing a graduate or professional degree. [1.1 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Related: Federal Student Aid for Adult Students(Result Type: PDF)


Financial Aid Shopping Sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Consumer tool that can be used to help students understand and compare school aid offers. Many colleges and career schools use this document. [240 KB]
Resource Type: Templates, Handouts


Financial Aid Toolkit fact sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Highlights of FinancialAidToolkit.ed.gov, a site for school counselors, college access advisers, and others who help students find money for college. [3.8 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Financial Awareness Counseling tool(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Interactive counseling tool that helps students understand the basics of financial management and financial aid for college (including loan management).
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Financial Knowledge for College webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar offering financial tips and resources to help student aid applicants and borrowers make well-informed choices.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Financial Literacy Guidance from Federal Student Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Document that helps mentors advise postsecondary students in developing skills to make informed financial decisions, especially regarding student loans. [2.3 MB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides
Related: Federal Student Aid Financial Literacy Resources(Result Type: PDF)


Financial Literacy Resources presentation(Result Type: PPT)
Description: Provides an overview of financial literacy resources available to help students prepare financially for college and borrowing. [5.11 MB]
Resource Type: Presentations, Training Materials


Finding Money for College or Career School(Result Type: PPT)
Description: This presentation provides a basic introduction to types of financial aid and how to apply for federal student aid using the FAFSA. [152 KB]
Resource Type: Presentations


Findings in Financial Literacy: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides financial literacy best practices, resources, and research findings. Presented to financial aid administrators; info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Training Materials, Videos
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides (Result Type: PPT)


For Members of the U.S. Armed Forces: What you need to know about your federal student loan benefits(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Booklet that provides an overview of student loan benefits for members of the U.S. armed forces. [541 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


FSA ID Digital and Social Outreach(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Document providing resources to help encourage students and parents to get FSA IDs. Includes tweets, Facebook posts, blog posts, and other resources. [548 KB]
Resource Type: Social Media Content


FSA ID Updates webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides an overview of the 2017 changes to the FSA ID including the use of text messages to reset passwords and recover usernames.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Getting a Federal Student Loan graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that walks through the steps for getting a federal student loan. [4.27 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


How to Apply for and Navigate Through the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that highlights the PSLF program, criteria for PSLF, and information on the loan forgiveness process.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


How to Calculate an Expected Family Contribution (EFC): FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Explains what an EFC is and how it is calculated. Presented to financial aid administrators; some info useful to counselors and mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


How to Create Your FSA ID video(Result Type: General)
Description: Explains what an FSA ID is and why you need one, and provides the step-by-step process of creating an FSA ID. [55.9 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


How to Deduct Student Loan Interest on your Taxes (1098-E) blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post answering common questions about reporting student loan interest payments from IRS Form 1098-E on borrowers' 2018 taxes.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


How to Fill Out the FAFSA video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Learn about the steps for completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form. [62.1 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)


How to Fill Out the FAFSA® Form When You Have More Than One Child in College blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post answering common questions about filling out the FAFSA form when a parent has more than one child in college.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


How to Manage Your Student Loans video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Get info on how to manage student loans, including changing repayment plans, and options for students who are having trouble making payments. [41.6 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


How to Tackle Verification in the FAFSA® Process webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides an overview of the FAFSA forms verification process.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


Income-Driven Repayment (IDR) Plans: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides an overview of income-driven repayment plans. Presented to financial aid administrators; some info useful to counselors and mentors.
Resource Type: Training Materials, Videos
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Information for International Students Wishing to Attend College in the United States(Result Type: PDF)
Description: International students wishing to study in the U.S. should be aware of financial aid eligibility rules, visa rules, and required standardized tests. [172 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Introducing the myStudentAid Mobile App video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Provides an overview of the myStudentAid mobile app and its key features. [34.4 MB]
Resource Type: Videos


Money Management Checklist for College Students(Result Type: PDF)
Description: This checklist helps students manage their financial lives while in school. [45 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


My Future, My Way: First Steps Toward College(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Workbook for middle and junior high school students with information on how to prepare for and how to pay for education beyond high school. [8.2 MB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Myths About Financial Aid(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet debunking common myths about federal financial aid: parents make too much money, too old, or need good grades. [176 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Next Gen FSA Update: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Details the Next Gen FSA, which will modernize the federal student aid programs' technology and operational components. Some info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Overview of the Financial Aid Process graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that reviews the availability of federal financial aid for college, the FAFSA® form, and the process for applying for and receiving aid. [0.98 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


Overview of the Financial Aid Process video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Get an overview of the availability of federal financial aid for college, the FAFSA® form, and the process for applying for and receiving aid. [46.6 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)


Peace Corps and Repayment of Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet that provides answers to common questions about repaying federal student loans for students serving in the Peace Corp.
Resource Type: Handouts


Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: This poster template can be used by organizations to create fliers for upcoming financial aid events. [8.94 MB]
Resource Type: Templates
Related: Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)


Preparing Financially for College webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides tips on how to prepare financially for college, such as predicting the cost of college, exploring sources of aid, and budgeting.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)
Description: This presentation template may be used by organizations to create their own financial aid presentations. [311 KB]
Resource Type: Templates, Presentations
Related: Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)


Print Ad Template(Result Type: DOC)
Description: This print ad template can be used by organizations to create advertisements for upcoming financial aid events. [4.16 MB]
Resource Type: Templates
Related: Poster Template(Result Type: DOC)Presentation Template(Result Type: PPT)


PSA: Print(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Help spread the word about the availability of federal student aid for college by sharing these print public service announcements (PSAs). [375 KB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: PSA: TV / Video(Result Type: VIDEO)PSA: Radio(Result Type: General)


PSA: Radio(Result Type: General)
Description: Help spread the word about the availability of federal student aid for college by sharing these audio public service announcements (PSAs). [2.29 MB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: 60 Second Radio – Spanish(Result Type: General)30 Second Radio(Result Type: General)30 Second Radio – Spanish(Result Type: General)15 Second Radio(Result Type: General)15 Second Radio – Spanish(Result Type: General)Live Read(Result Type: DOC)Live Read - Spanish(Result Type: DOC)
Related: PSA: TV / Video(Result Type: VIDEO)PSA: Print(Result Type: PDF)


PSA: TV / Video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Help spread the word about the availability of federal student aid for college by sharing these TV and video public service announcements (PSAs). [13.2 MB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: 60 second version in WMV, MOV, captioned, and/or in Spanish.(Result Type: General)30 second version in WMV, MOV, captioned, and/or in Spanish.(Result Type: General)
Related: PSA: Radio(Result Type: General)PSA: Print(Result Type: PDF)


Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) and Temporary Expanded PSLF (TEPSLF): FSA Training Conference(Result Type: General)
Description: Provides an overview of PSLF and the recently enacted TEPSLF opportunity. Presented to financial aid administrators; some info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Help Tool(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Online tool to help borrowers understand more about the PSLF Program and what is needed to participate and possibly have their loans forgiven.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Public Service Loan Forgiveness graphic(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Graphic that highlights the requirements for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. [1.72 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Text Version(Result Type: General)


Repayment Checklist(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Checklist that helps borrowers manage and repay their federal student loans.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Repayment Estimator(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Online tool borrowers can use to compare loan repayment plan options using either their actual or estimated loan data.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Repayment: What to Expect video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Learn about loan repayment options and selecting a repayment plan, the role of loan servicers, and looking up student loan history in the NSLDS system. [30.9 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


Resolving Eligibility Issues for Citizens and Eligible Noncitizens: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Describes the process for confirming eligibility via database matches. Presented to financial aid administrators; some info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Videos, Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Responsible Borrowing video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Learn about responsible borrowing, loan repayment, and carefully weighing the costs of college and potential income after graduation. [42.0 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)


Saving Early = Saving Smart! Watch Your Money Grow With Your Child(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet for parents with tips on saving money for college or career school. [40 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Scholarships for Military Families(Result Type: PDF)
Description: This fact sheet provides resources and contact information for finding college scholarships for military families. [100 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Signs of a Student Loan Debt Relief Scam(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: Web page that provides information on how to spot and avoid deceptive loan practices from private companies.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: General)


Simple Steps to Transfer Tax Information Into Your FAFSA® Form graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that explains how to use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer tax information into the FAFSA form. [366 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Text Version(Result Type: General)Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


Skip Logic–What's the Question?: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Details what skip logic is and how it works on fafsa.gov and the myStudentAid app. Presented to financial aid administrators; info useful to counselors/mentors.
Resource Type: Training Materials, Videos
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


Student Loan Debt Collection Assistant(Result Type: Web Resources and Tools)
Description: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's online tool that provides information and advice on paying off student loans.
Resource Type: Web Resources and Tools


Student Loan Forgiveness Programs webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that covers the federal student loan forgiveness process, including what repayment plans qualify and how to apply.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Student Loan Repayment Checklist: Manage Your Federal Student Loans(Result Type: PDF)
Description: This fact sheet provides tips student loan borrowers should take to manage their federal student loans; before and after they graduate or leave school.
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Student Loan Repayment Options video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Provides an overview of federal student loan repayment options. Includes info on loan consolidation, repayment plans, auto debit, and loan servicers. [19.9 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


Students and Parents: Why Form 1098-T Is Important to You(Result Type: PDF)
Description: IRS fact sheet intended to raise families' awareness of education tax benefits such as the American Opportunity Tax Credit and Lifetime Learning Credit. [64 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts


Successfully Managing Your Federal Student Loans webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that covers student loan basics, repayment plans, and what federal student loan borrowers can do if they're having trouble making payments.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Suggested Email Language About Loans and Repayment for Undergraduate Borrowers(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Document that provides email language financial aid administrators and counselors can use in messaging to graduating students with loans. [58 KB]
Resource Type: Email Content


Suggested Email Language About the IRS DRT and Income-Driven Repayment Plan Request(Result Type: DOC)
Description: Suggested email language that financial aid administrators and counselors can use with student loan borrowers who may be interested in an IDR plan. [31 KB]
Resource Type: Email Content


The EFC Formula, 2018–19(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Guide explaining the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that results from the FAFSA form. EFC formula worksheets are included. [699 KB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides


The EFC Formula, 2019–20(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Guide explaining the Expected Family Contribution (EFC) that results from the FAFSA form. EFC formula worksheets are included. [1.1 MB]
Resource Type: How-To Guides


The FAFSA Form and the New Mobile App: myStudentAid webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides an overview and screenshots of the myStudentAid mobile app and its myFAFSA component.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


The FAFSA® Process graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that explains the process of preparing for, completing, and submitting a FAFSA form. Includes info on what happens after a FAFSA form is submitted. [752 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: PDF(Result Type: PDF)Text Version(Result Type: General)


The New Look and Feel of fafsa.gov webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides a preview and screenshots of the newly designed fafsa.gov website.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


The Next Generation of FAFSA®: FSA Training Conference Session(Result Type: General)
Description: Describes updates to the FAFSA form and processing system. Presented to financial aid administrators; most info useful to counselors and mentors.
Resource Type: Training Materials
Also Available in: PowerPoint Slides(Result Type: PPT)


The Parent's Guide to Filling Out the FAFSA® Form blog(Result Type: General)
Description: Blog post providing instructions for parents who are starting the FAFSA form on behalf of their child.
Resource Type: Article or Blog Post


Tips for Understanding and Comparing Financial Aid Offers webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that provides tips and resources to help students understand and compare financial aid offers.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files
Also Available in: Transcript(Result Type: DOC)


Top Five Tips to Complete the FAFSA® Form webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that highlights the top five tips when filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) form.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


TRIO Contacts 2017(Result Type: XLS)
Description: If you're working with a student who is eligible to participate in a TRIO program and want to find a program for him/her, refer to this list of programs. [210 KB]
Resource Type: Other


Trouble Making Your Federal Student Loan Payments? graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic for federal student loan borrowers that provides information on what to do if they are having trouble making their student loan payments. [3.95 MB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: PDF(Result Type: PDF)Text Version(Result Type: General)Spanish(Result Type: IMG)PDF - Spanish(Result Type: PDF)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


Types of Federal Student Aid graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that walks through the three types of federal student aid along with info on other aid sources and the FAFSA form. [276 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic (Short Version)(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Simple graphic showing the three types of federal student aid (grants, loans, work-study) for college or career school. Lists URLs for details and FAFSA. [109 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: PDF)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: PDF)
Related: Types of Federal Student Aid Graphic(Result Type: IMG)


Types of Federal Student Aid video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Information on different types of federal aid available, including loans, grants, and work-study funds. [36.7 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: Spanish-captioned video(Result Type: VIDEO)YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


Web Banner: Applying for Financial Aid(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Help share information about applying for financial aid with potential college students or parents visiting your website. [19 KB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Square Size(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size(Result Type: IMG)Vertical Size – Spanish (Result Type: IMG)Square Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Visit StudentAid.gov for HTML Code and More Web Banners(Result Type: General)


Web Banner: Grants, Work-Study, and Loans(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Help share information about federal grants, work-study, and loans with potential college students or parents visiting your website. [19 KB]
Resource Type: Public Service Announcements
Also Available in: Square Size(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size(Result Type: IMG)Vertical Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Square Size – Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Horizontal Size – Spanish (Result Type: IMG)Visit StudentAid.gov for HTML Code and More Web Banners(Result Type: General)



What to Do After Filling Out the FAFSA® Form webinar(Result Type: General)
Description: Webinar that explains what happens after completing the FAFSA® form. Includes information about the Student Aid Report, verification, and the financial aid process.
Resource Type: Webinars and Audio Files


What to Do If I Forgot My FSA ID Password video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Explains how to reset your forgotten FSA ID password by a secure code received via text message or email or by answering challenge questions. [12.9 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


What to Do If I Forgot My FSA ID Username video(Result Type: VIDEO)
Description: Explains how to retrieve your forgotten FSA ID username by a secure code received via text message or email or by answering challenge questions. [18.3 MB]
Resource Type: Videos
Also Available in: YouTube Link(Result Type: General)


Who's My Parent When I Fill Out My FAFSA? graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that helps dependent students determine which parent's information to include in the FAFSA form.
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: IMG)Text Version(Result Type: General)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)


Why Get a Federal Student Loan?(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet with important points when considering using federal student loans to help cover the costs of college. [198 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Why Go to College or Career School? fact sheet(Result Type: PDF)
Description: Fact sheet outlining reasons to attend college or career school including the average earnings for college degrees or career school credentials. [48 KB]
Resource Type: Handouts
Also Available in: Spanish(Result Type: PDF)


Why Go To College or Career School? graphic(Result Type: IMG)
Description: Graphic that shows the average earnings for people 25 years of age and older with different levels of education. [66 KB]
Resource Type: Infographics
Also Available in: PDF(Result Type: PDF)Text Version(Result Type: General)Spanish (Result Type: IMG)Text Version - Spanish(Result Type: General)