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BRING the things you'll need

In order to complete the FAFSA for the 2016-17 academic year, you and your parents will need the following:

  • Social Security number (can be found on Social Security card)
  • Driver's license (if any)
  • 2015 income tax return (if completed)
  • 2015 W-2 Forms and other records of money earned
  • 2015 untaxed income records - Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, welfare, or veterans benefits records
  • Your 2015 bank statements
  • 2015 business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond, and other investment records
  • Your alien registration card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
  • FSA ID – New requirement for 2016 FAFSA. Each student and parent must secure this prior to completing the FAFSA
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