Get free information and help from a Financial Aid Counselor by contacting (305) 821-3333.
Get a Federal Student Aid PIN, a personal identification number. A PIN lets you apply, “sign” your online Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Go to www.pin.ed.gov to get one.
Collect the documents needed to apply, including income tax returns and w-2 forms (and other records of income). A full list of what you need is at www.fafsa.ed.gov.
Complete the FAFSA between January 1st, and June 30th. Apply as soon as possible after Jan. 1st to meet state aid deadlines.
ED will send you your Student Aid Report (SAR) that is the result of your FAFSA. Review you SAR and bring the information the Financial Aid Department.
The Financial Aid Department might request additional information from you. Be sure to respond by any deadlines, or you might not receive federal student aid.