Seniors: Act Now!
Come to CHS Wednesday, October 12th, between 6:00 and 8:00 PM for a
FAFSA workshop. Bring the information with you that is listed below to
get the most out of the workshop!
aid process has changed! Beginning this year, seniors need to
apply for financial aid beginning
2016! This is different from past years! Go to this
website to start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student
https://fafsa.ed.gov/. You need
to complete this process ASAP since funds are on a first come first
Information you need to complete your
Have this information available to complete the process.
- Social Security Number
- Records of income, such as income earned from work and business,
child support paid or received and any other untaxed income. If you
have them, refer to the
W-2 Forms or Federal Income Tax Return IRS 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ
(If you are
filling out the 2017-2018 FAFSA, you will need
2015 income tax
Information about assets, such as savings, CD's, stock options,
bonds, 529 plans, and other college savings programs; and investment
real estate, business, and farm
Driver's license number, if you have one
Dates of birth (month, day, and year)
Month and year of marriage, separation, divorce, or other change in
Alien registration number, if you (student) are not a US citizen
Parental information is required unless you are at least 24
years of age or meet the criteria for filing as an
student (as described on the FAFSA form)
- You must report income and assets for yourself and for your
parents (if you are a dependent student) or your spouse (if you are
- Use income records that were filed for the year prior to the
academic year for which you are applying. For instance, if you are
filling out the 2017-2018 FAFSA, you will need 2015 income tax
- Federal Student Aid: Find the Information You Need Online!
Watch out for scams!
Do not fall prey to scams. To avoid
scholarship and financial aid scams, visit the
Trade Commission's Scholarship Scams Website.