You start the process by getting an FSA ID. Then you fill out the FAFSA® form online.
- You can access the FAFSA form at studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa.
- Be sure to list the colleges where you plan to apply.
- FAFSA details, including the role of parents and guardians, are available at studentaid.gov or understandingfafsa.org.
- Reminder: Do this as early as possible after December 1, 2023 in your senior year of high school.
A simplified guide to the FAFSA Federal Loan process