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Choosing the Right Application

FAFSA

Choosing the Right Application

The U.S. Department of Education has provided the chart below to determine which application to complete and what tax year information is being collected.

WHEN A STUDENT IS ATTENDING COLLEGE (SCHOOL YEAR) WHEN A STUDENT CAN SUBMIT A FAFSA FORM WHICH YEAR'S INCOME AND TAX INFORMATION IS REQUIRED
July 1, 2018 - June 30, 2019 Oct. 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019 2016
July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020 Oct. 1, 2018 - June 30, 2020 2017
July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021 Oct. 1, 2019 - June 30, 2021 2018

 

If you are applying for a summer session, contact the financial aid office at your college to find out which school year you should select when you complete your FAFSA.