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, 2023 - June 30, 2024||Oct. 1, 2022 - June 30, 2024||2021|
|July 1, 2024 - June 30, 2025||December 2023 - June 30, 2025||2022|
|July 1, 2025 - June 30, 2026||Oct. 1, 2024 - June 30, 2026||2023|
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.