Students should apply for Financial Aid using the online FAFSA between October 1, 2017-March 2, 2018 (priority deadline) of your Senior year. The earlier the better.
FAFSA Application: https://fafsa.gov/
FAFSA application opens Oct 1, need to complete 2018-19 application
Need help with FAFSA? Attend a FAFSA Application Workshop, come see your counselor, come talk to Ms. Ortiz or Ms. Rheault, we will help you!
FAFSA on the web Help page: https://fafsa.ed.gov/help.htm
FAFSA Information Night and Applying for the FSA ID will be held on September 17, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Bullard Library. This is a basic overview of information regarding the Financial Aid applications.
FAFSA Assistance Night will be held on October 4, 2017 at 6:00pm in the Bullard Library. Bring your FSA ID (see below for directions), Social Security number, 2016 tax return or W2. You will need both the student and parent Social Security numbers and FSA IDs. If you do not have a Social Security number then you can apply for the California Dream Act Application, click here for more info: https://dream.csac.ca.gov/. We will assist with both the FAFSA and Dream Act applications.
Cash 4 College FAFSA Assistance NIght at other FUSD sites:
Printable Flyer: 2018.19 FAFSA C4C FUSD
10/5/17 Design Science 6:00pm Fresno City College Campus Health Science Room 270
10/9/17 Roosevelt High 6:00pm Library
10/10/17 Fresno HIgh 6:00pm Library
10/12/17 Duncan High 6:00pm Cafeteria
10/16/17 Sunnyside High 6:00pm Theater
10/17/17 Hoover High 6:00pm Cafeteria
10/18/17 McLane High 6:00pm Library
10/19/17 Edison High 6:00pm Cafeteria
FAFSA Application Workshops for all Seniors will be held on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 during the school day PSATs. Students will be assigned a session and should bring the following information:
-Social Security number (parents and student)
-2016 tax information
-FSA ID username and password
FAFSA Overview Video:
How to Fill Out a FAFSA Video:
FAFSA and FSA ID Tips for Parents Video:
Types of Student Aid
Financial aid is money to help pay for college or career school. Aid can come from
- the U.S. federal government,
- the state where you live,
- the college you attend, or
- a nonprofit or private organization.
How to Report your Parent Information on FAFSA
Are you unsure about who’s income you should and should not report? Click on the link below for a graphic you help you better understand what to report:
If you’re not ready to apply for federal student aid, but you’d like to estimate your aid, tryFAFSA4caster.
FAFSA4caster is an early eligibility estimator that can help you plan ahead when it comes to paying for college.
FAFSA4caster is a free financial aid calculator that gives you an early estimate of your eligibility for federal student aid. This information helps families plan ahead for college. You must use the Free Application for Federal Student Aid(FAFSA®) to apply for aid once you’ve decided to apply for admission and attend college.