Starting with the 2017–18 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®), these changes will be in effect:
• You’ll be able to submit your FAFSA® earlier
You can file your 2017–18 FAFSA as early as Oct. 1, 2016, rather than beginning on Jan. 1, 2017. The earlier submission date will be a permanent change, enabling you to complete and submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year.
• You’ll use earlier income and tax information.
Beginning with the 2017–18 FAFSA, students will be required to report income and tax information from an earlier tax year. For example, on the 2017–18 FAFSA, you—and your parent(s), as appropriate—will report your 2015 income and tax information, rather than your 2016 income and tax information.
Still have questions?? Join us for our Financial Aid Night hosted by MEFA on Tuesday, October 11th, 2016 at 6:00 pm in the BHS Library.
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