The FAFSA website is: FAFSA.GOV
! (DO NOT USE -- fafsa.com - which will charge you $99 to file something that is supposed to be free.)
-- Please make sure you are using the FAFSA.GOV
Help with the FAFSA
Doing taxes for 2015 --- If the student or his/her parents need to complete taxes for the 2015 year, please complete them before doing the FAFSA.
Not doing taxes for 2015 --- If you are not planning on doing taxes because your income from 2015 is from a different source (SSI, Welfare, etc.), you can do the FAFSA just knowing the total income you attained in 2015. Do the FAFSA asap.
Assistance wtih the FAFSA at Edison & through College Goal Sunday
--- If you need assistance with the FAFSA, at Edison, we will help students during Academic Lab on Thursday and after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays in room 219.
--- There is also a community program that assists students in completing the FAFSA called: College Goal Sunday.
College Goal Sunday Main Website: http://minnesotacollegegoal.org/
Do the FAFSA with us or with them, just please get it done by March 1. Thank you.
To Complete the FAFSA you will need the following documentation: (if you have it)
You will need records of income earned in the year prior to when you will start school. You may also need records of your parents' income information if you are a dependent student.
For the 2015-16 school year you will need financial information from 2015. You may need to refer to:
•Your Social Security card. It is important that you enter your Social Security Number correctly!
•Your driver's license (if any)
•Your 2015 W-2 forms and other records of money earned
•Your (and if married, your spouse's) 2014 Federal Income Tax Return.
•IRS 1040, 1040A, 1040 EZ
•Foreign Tax Return, or
•Tax Return for Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Marshall Islands, the Federal States of Micronesia, or Palau
•Your Parents' 2015 Federal Income Tax Return (if you are a dependent student)
•Your 2015 untaxed income records
•Your current bank statements
•Your current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records, stock, bond and other investment records
•Your alien registration or permanent resident card (if you are not a U.S. citizen)
College Goal Sunday - Minneapolis - Locations, Dates & Times to get help on doing FAFSA:
These dates are still to be announced for the 2015-16 school year. They will be on various days and at different locations January - April.
This area will be updated when the dates come available or see the College Goal Sunday link above.
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