Important Information Regarding FAFSA and TASFA:
Introduction/Overview of FAFSA & TASFA:
FAFSA Overview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUis5lityCQ&t=1s
TASFA Overview Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hu5y9YlbS6Q&t=1s
Filling out the FAFSA/TASFA help:
FAFSA Process Graphic: The FAFSA Process graphic
FAFSA Process Graphic in Spanish: El gráfico sobre el proceso de la FAFSA:
How to create a FSA ID:
English video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTb7hMVtzco
Spanish Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ht55xZVwMIE
FAFSA Form: https://studentaid.gov/h/apply-for-aid/fafsa
Helpful Videos: (These were from last year for this school year but are still a great resource)
FAFSA English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g5wE4Y0bhxw
FAFSA Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FSkRKDDIRU
TASFA English: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8FcFIw-8hsU
TASFA Spanish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f4x2ZqTgItY
TASFA Information and paper application (pdf version)
English PDF version: TASFA 2023-2024 Application
Spanish PDF version: TASFA 2023-2024 Application (spanish)
Financial Aid Resources:
- FAFSA Updates---TX CAN---How to prepare for the 2024-2025 FAFSA changes
- Create your FAFSA ID
- Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA): Guide to applying for a Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Provides eligibility requirements and guidelines for those applying for federal student loans and aid.
- Federal Student Aid: U.S. Department of Education’s Federal Student Aid site. Provides access and information about the products and services that you will need throughout the financial aid process.
- Financial Aid Estimator: FinAid's custom calculators can help you figure out how much school will cost, how much you need to save and how much aid you'll need.
- TASFA information: for non-citizens who are classified as Texas residents.
- The Texas Tomorrow Fund: Information on Texas Pre-paid tuition programs and college savings plans.
Funding Your Education - Financial aid presentation put on by UNT's financial aid department
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