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2024-2025 FAFSA is Open!

The early bird gets the worm… fill out your 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) today!

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What Can I Do Now?

You and your parent(s)/step-parent or spouse can complete the FAFSA for the ’24-’25 year using your FSA IDs. Be aware that there will be periodic pauses to the FAFSA system to allow for required maintenance. If this occurs, return to the FAFSA site a bit later to complete your application. You may also experience a waiting room feature.

Parents without a Social Security Number can now obtain an FSA ID at Create Account | Federal Student Aid. This will make it easier to complete the FAFSA on the web!

What Will Happen When I File the FAFSA?

  • You will receive an email with a confirmation that your FAFSA was successfully submitted.
    • The FAFSA Submission Summary (with the information you provided on the FAFSA) will be available in late January.
  • The college(s) you list on the FAFSA will receive your FAFSA data in late January.

NJ Dreamers

Please come back in mid-January to fill out the Academic Year ’24-’25 New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application. View the HESAA website for more information.

Stay Informed

  • Check out more information by visiting the FAFSA website.
  • Watch for emails from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Federal Student Aid to make sure you don’t miss important updates.
  • Opt into SMS messages by logging into your account to receive up-to-date notifications and information.
  • Follow Federal Student Aid on Twitter/X, Instagram, and Facebook for announcements and resources.