FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid


There are changes to the FAFSA for those students who are filling it out with the intention of starting college in 2024.

  • StudentAid.gov will have the most current information for the new process.
  • The FAFSA will open on December 31, 2023.
  • The goal is to make the application more streamlined and accessible to everyone.
  • There are a few helpful resources listed below:

Financial Aid 101 - This presentation is provided by GCU - Go Lopes!

Federal Student Aid

Start Your Application and Apply for Aid Here


FAFSA Resources from the Arizona Board of Regents

  • Preparing for the "Better FAFSA Form"
    • How to create your FSA ID
    • Students AND a Parent/Guardian will each need to create their own FSA ID
    • Presentation Here
  • FAFSA 101: Form Overview and Pell Eligibility
  • FAFSA 201: Advanced FAFSA Topics
  • Arizona College Connect: New FAFSA Database Enhancements and Updates

Your Digital FAFSA Assistant...Ask Benji

  • Text "Hi Benji" to 602-786-8171 anytime for help.
  • Benji texts you a welcome message. Respond to start chatting.
  • Ask Benji any FAFSA questions until you have all the info to submit your application!
  • Resources managed by: Education Forward Arizona

Quick Tips for Filing Your FAFSA

*Article by: The Fastweb Team (9/30/22)

9 Key Things To Know About Applying For Federal Student Aid

*Article/Resource by: College Covered - Discover Student Loans

Guide for Completing the 2024-2025 FAFSA Questions

*Resource by: Sallie Mae