The FAFSA is changing!

  • Need Money for College FAFSA is Changing

    The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is the application you complete to receive financial aid from the federal government, such as grants, work-study opportunities, and loans.

    As a result of the FAFSA Simplification Act, there are big changes in store for the 2024-25 FAFSA. Changes include:

    • A later application opening date. The application will not open until sometime in December.
    • The number of questions on the application has significantly decreased.
    • More students should be eligible for Pell Grants. 

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FAQs on the Better FAFSA

  • Q. What is the Better FAFSA?

  • Q: When will the 2024-25 FAFSA open?

  • Q: Why is the form opening in December instead of the standard October 1 date?

  • Q: This new process is being referred to as “FAFSA Simplification.” Is the new form really simplified?

  • Q: Will a student or parent be able to access the 2024-25 FAFSA without an FSA ID?

  • Q: Will individuals without Social Security numbers (SSN) be able to secure an FSA ID to use with the 2024-25 FAFSA?

  • Q: What is the new name for the Expected Family Contribution (EFC)?

  • Q: Will the number of family members in college still be used in determining the SAI?

  • Q: Will small business and family farm net values still be exempt when reporting assets?

  • Q. What are the most significant changes coming to the 2024-25 FAFSA form?

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