FAFSA & Financial Aid


StudentAid.gov: This site provides in-depth information on federal student aid programs, applying for financial aid, and repaying student loans.

FSA ID: Your required username and password that gives access to U.S. Department of Education websites, like the FAFSA. Your FSA ID is used to confirm your identity when accessing your financial aid information and electronically signing your federal student aid documents. Both, students and parents need an FSA ID.

FAFSA: (Free Application For Student Aid) Submit this application to receive grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career school. The FAFSA opens on October 1, 2019. The priority deadline for the state of Michigan is March 1, 2020.

Federal Student Aid at a Glance: Take a look at this fact sheet for an overview of Federal Student Aid for the 2019-20 school year.


Check out this video for helpful information about creating an FSA ID and filling out the FAFSA, and for more resources, visit https://StudentAid.gov/fsaid.
The first step to applying for federal student aid is completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®). Students and parents of dependent students need their own FSA IDs to electronically sign and submit the FAFSA.
Have you filled out your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and are wondering what happens next? Check out this video to learn what to expect after completing the FAFSA. For more info, visit http://StudentAid.gov/fafsa