Be ready for the academic year beginning with fall. It is time to apply for FAFSA. Find answers to frequently asked questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) on fafsa.ed.gov.
Students and parents will have the ability to have their federal income tax information transferred directly from the IRS to the FAFSA processing center. The IRS data transfer will expedite the financial aid processing for students and can be authorized when completing the FAFSA initially, or by revising it later. Students selected for FAFSA verification will no longer be able to submit copies of the IRS tax return directly to the Financial Aid Office. Instead, they must request an IRS tax transcript (IRS.gov) from the IRS and submit it to the Financial Aid Office. This will cause delays in processing the aid awards for students selected for verification who failed to authorize the IRS data transfer on the FAFSA.
You must have applied for FAFSA before the fall semester begins and brought in any documents to complete your file by the first week of school. Attendance to class will be suspended with unexcused absences until your financial aid package is complete.
FINANCIAL AID SERVICES DOCUMENTS:
IRS Data Retrieval Tool and Tax Transcripts