Wondering Which Year to Use When Applying for Financial Aid?

 

Attend College From

Submit this FAFSA

Timeframe to Submit FAFSA

Use Income and Tax Information From

July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019

2018-19

October 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019

2016

July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020

2019-20

October 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020

2017

 

  • Remember to transfer the tax information directly from the IRS to your FAFSA.
  • Using the IRS Data Retrieval Tool and transferring your tax information when completing the FAFSA saves you time and ensures that your data is accurate, lessening the chances of being asked to provide additional IRS documents to the Financial Aid office.
  • To complete the FAFSA, go to https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/fafsa.