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Guidance Department


  • On September 13, 2015 President Obama took executive action to allow the use of prior-prior year (PPY) tax information

  • Beginning with the 2017-18 aid year, the FAFSA will be available in October 2016

  • Students and families will use 2015 tax year information to complete the 2017-18 FAFSA

  • Will be easier for students to submit the FAFSA (no more guesstimating!)

  • Students will receive earlier notifications of aid packages

  • No more PIN!

  • Students now create an FSA ID.

  • Yes, parents also create their own.

  • Both the student and at least one parent will use their individual FSA ID to electronically sign the student’s FAFSA.