You start the process by getting an FSA ID. Then you fill out the FAFSA® form online.

  • You can access the FAFSA form at
  • Be sure to list the colleges where you plan to apply.
  • FAFSA details, including the role of parents and guardians, are available at or
  • 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