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FAFSA

The process of getting into college can seem overwhelming the first time you apply for financial aid. Financial aid is funding/money used to help you pay for college and career schools and may include: grants, loans, work-study, and scholarships. A person must complete and submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) SM to find out if she/he is eligible for financial aid. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

An EOC advisor can help you:

  • Complete and submit the FAFSA online
  • Find additional scholarships
  • Understand the FASFA renewal process
  • Referrals to seek further assistance to resolve student loan defaults

Complete and bring the EOC-FAFSA Required form sheet to your next appointment with and EOC advisor PDF Form

Identify what documents you need to fill out the FAFSA:

  • Dependent students must provide their Parent’s Income Tax Return, either Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, or any other form filed to the IRS the prior year.
  • If the student worked, he/she must also provide his/her Income Tax Return from prior year.
  • If parents are married and both worked, provide their respective W-2 Forms
  • Independent students must provide their Income Tax Return, either Form 1040, 1040A, 1040EZ, or any other form filed to the IRS the prior year. *Note: you can still complete and submit the FAFSASM online even if you or your parents did not file federal taxes.

FAFSA Website:
FAFSA Dependent Guidelines:
FAFSA Independent Guidelines: