Pay attention to the deadlines! There are federal and state deadlines, and your colleges may also have a deadline.
The following deadlines are for the 2018-2019 school year.
FAFSA on the Web applications must be submitted before or by midnight, 12 a.m. Central Standard Time on June 30, 2019. State deadlines may be earlier than the federal deadline and do not replace filling out the FAFSA.
Federal Deadline - Online applications must be submitted by midnight Central Time, June 30, 2019. Any corrections or updates must be submitted by midnight Central Time, September 15, 2019.
Georgia Deadline - Check with your financial aid administrator.
College Deadline - Check with the college(s) you are interested in attending. You may also want to ask your college about its definition of an application deadline - whether it is the date the college receives your FAFSA or the date your FAFSA is processed.
Students who will begin college in the Fall of 2019, the 2019-2020 FAFSA will be available on October 1, 2018.