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Free Application for Federal Student Aid.
File your FAFSA application online between October 1st and March 2nd.
Click here to access a FAFSA on the Web Worksheet. (<--- Great worksheet to help you get prepared to complete the FAFSA!)
Click here to access a great article from the U.S. Department of Education, 7 Myths about the 2017-18 FAFSA Debunked.
Interested to see a breakdown of Estimated College Cost? Click on the link to view this awesome resource provided by San Francisco State.
The Federal Student Aid PIN was replaced with the FSA ID on May 10, 2015. The new FSA ID consists of a user-created username and password to electronically access personal information on Federal Student Aid Web sites, including FAFSA on the Web. You can use your FSA ID immediately to sign your FAFSA, but must wait for the Social Security Administration (SSA) to verify your information before you can use the FSA ID to create a renewal FAFSA, make corrections to your FAFSA, or view your SAR. Click here to create an FSA ID.
The PROFILE is an online application that collects information used by certain colleges and scholarhip programs to award institutional aid funds.
Click here to view the student guide to complete the PROFILE.
The California Student Aid commission has created WebGrants 4 Students (WGS) just for students. The goal is to provide studens with the resources, information and tolls needed to assist them with the college financial aid process. WGS will allow you to manage your Cal Grant and/or Chafee account(s) online by letting you view updates, make school changes, make address changes, make corrections, and post leave of absence requests.
Western Undergraduate Exchange (W.U.E.)
The Western Undergraduate Exchange is a great way for California residents to earn a reduced tuition rate 150% of resident tuition at participating two- and four-year college programs outside of their home state. The WUE reduced tuition rate is not automatically awarded to all eligible candidates. Many institutions limit the number of new WUE awards each academic year, so apply early! Participating members include: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
MyinTuition, a revolutionary online tool, is ensuring that students and their families have quick and easy access to the information they need to make decisions about college affordability. This innovative tool provides a reliable estimate of what a family will have to pay based on just six simple questions. In three minutes, you’ll have a good idea of what an individual school will approximately cost for you to attend.