I want to apply for financial aid as soon as possible. Am I doing the application correctly?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens on October 1st and is used to determine your eligibility for federal student aid including low-cost loans, grants, and work-study. It also determines your eligibility for state and school aid. Use these step-by-step instructions to guide your way through the entire application.

STATE PRIORITY DEADLINE: JANUARY 15