Frequently Asked Questions - FAFSA
What happens after the FAFSA is filed?After you submit your FAFSA to the central processor you will receive an email from the U.S. Department of Education. You should review the information provided to make sure it is correct and that all of the colleges you are interested in attending are listed on the form. If any information is not correct, you can correct the informatin online.
Colleges that you list on the FAFSA will receive an electronic copy of the information that you provided on the FAFSA. The financial aid office at the colleges may contact you for additional information regarding your application for aid, or advise you when to expect a financial aid award letter.
Should I keep a copy of the FAFSA?Yes. It would be a good idea to start a file folder or binder of all important papers related to your college admission and financial aid applications. Keep copies of your completed applications and FAFSA, your Student Aid Report, a copy of any additional documents that you might have supplied to the college financial aid office, and any correspondence with the federal processor, the campus financial aid office, or other financial aid or scholarship agencies.
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