Here’s a list of websites and publications available to help you understand and complete the FAFSA.
- StudentAid.gov: Part of the U.S. Department of Education, Federal Student Aid is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. Here you can submit, edit or renew your FAFSA, add school codes, learn more about the financial aid process and manage any student loans you may have.
- Complete the FAFSA Guide.
- Create a Federal Student Aid (FSA) ID at StudentAid.gov.
- A helpful video for parents, with a quick overview of the FAFSA process.
- UCanGo2.org FAFSA page for educators contains helpful resources for educators planning and hosting FAFSA sessions for students and parents.
- OKcollegestart.org houses important information about Oklahoma colleges and universities.
- College Navigator a website with information about colleges nationwide.
FAFSA Facts and Five Steps, a flyer that provides students and parents with must-know facts about completing the FAFSA.
UCanGo2’s Dependency Questionnaire, a tool to help you determine if you’re an independent or dependent student.
The following modules will walk you through the FAFSA process. Beginning with Module One, complete each module in order. If you don’t finish all five in one sitting, no problem! Just remember where you stopped, and then pick up where you left off.
– Module One: Gather Your Information (PowerPoint)
– Module Two: Create an FSA ID (PowerPoint)
– Module Three: Complete Your FAFSA (PowerPoint)
– Module Four: Sign and Submit (PowerPoint)
– Module Five: Follow Up (PowerPoint)
FAFSA Parent Flyer, a publication for parents with helpful information about FAFSA completion.
Your Transition to College, a brochure that helps high school students understand the differences between high school and college, and make the transition.
The Financial Aid Offer PowerPoint will guide you through understanding your financial aid offer, and what to do after receiving it.
The Expected Family Contribution (EFC) (PowerPoint) will explain the basics of how your EFC plays a role in your financial aid.
The Federal Student Aid Identification (FSA ID) PowerPoint will guide you through the ins and outs of the FSA ID and how to create one.
The FSA ID Worksheet, also available in Spanish, will guide you through the FSA ID creation process. Federal Student Aid IDs are required for students to electronically sign the FAFSA, and one parent of a dependent student will also need to create an FSA ID. Keep this document in a safe place.
The Financial Aid Worksheet will guide you through how to determine your financial need for college.